New York Chapter

EPIP New York provides programming and leadership opportunities for new and seasoned professionals working in the New York metropolitan area. Committed to contributing to a multigenerational and effective field of philanthropy that supports social change, EPIP NY works to respond to the needs of its membership through content-based and networking events.

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EPIP NYC Steering Committee

Gabby Dizon, Rockefeller Philanthropic Advisors [Co-Chair]
Nichole Martini, Martini-Agostino Associates [Co-Chair]

Liz Alsina, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Juan Sebastian Arias, Living Cities, Inc.
Ashley Bowden, Cool Culture
Laura Cantekin, Surdna Foundation
Betsy Edasery, TCC Group
Sadia Kalam, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation [Treasurer]
Alexis King, Open Society Foundations
Serwah Kufuor, Educational Alliance
Katja Kurz, Cultural Vistas
Jaclyn Le, The Wallace Foundation
Sarah Martin, American Express Philanthropic Program
Kayla Ny, Confluence Philanthropy [Networking & Partnerships]
Shin Otake, Surdna Foundation
Stephanie Ramirez-Burnett, Open Society Foundations
Emerson Soto, Gbowee Peace Foundation, U.S.A.
Dustin Sposato, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors [Communications]
Rebecca Wisotsky, Funders for LGBTQ Issues
Rachael Young, Mertz-Gilmore Foundation

  1. Professional Development Fund Gathering – June 8-10th – NYC

    Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (EPIP) works to develop extraordinary new leaders to enhance organized philanthropy and its impact on communities. This June, EPIP leaders from across the country will be in town for their annual Professional Development Fund (PDF) Gathering – a space for young leaders of color to explore the meaning of social justice philanthropy and racial equity grantmaking.

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  2. Upcoming Event: Philanthropy Consulting

    Wednesday, May 25, 2011, 4:00 – 5:30 pmJames Irvine Foundation Conference Center at the East Bay Community Foundation353 Frank Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, CA 94612 (Refreshments provided) Join Lucy Bernholz, Eugene Eric Kim, and Don Lauro in an engaging dialogue about their careers as consultants, work-life balance, and trends and projections for consultants working in the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors. About...

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New York Chapter Events