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. EPIP 2013 Conference Debrief and Happy Hour

    Please join us for a happy hour to debrief, reminisce and chat about reflections from the 2013 EPIP National Conference last April. The Chicago “Lead” conference brought lots of lessons and food for thought. Didn’t have a chance to make it to the conference? Don’t worry! Conference attendees will share their experiences with us in an open space for rich...

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  2. Conference Reflections: Break Silos, Learn from Missteps, Apply the Knowledge

    The following is written by Alexis King, Steering Committee Member of the EPIP-NY Chapter, and staff at Living Cities, Inc.  Priding itself as a space that supports innovation in philanthropy, this year’s EPIP Annual Conference, LEAD!, did not disappoint in the range and depth of knowledge explored. There are three major points addressed during the conference that serve as great...

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  3. Conference Reflections: The Inspiration & Transformative Power of EPIP

    The following is written by Nichole Martini, Co-Chair of the EPIP-NY Chapter.  EPIP is Transformative. EPIP inspires me. Through all the ways I have participated in EPIP, I have moved to a deeper understanding that there is a movement building; a movement of an entire generation of philanthropy professionals that will change the world.  EPIP serves the young in philanthropy,...

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  4. Evaluating Your Impact Workshops in SF & Menlo Park

    EPIP Bay Area is hosting an upcoming program – Evaluating Your Impact – that will be offered in BOTH San Francisco and Menlo Park. Please make sure you register for the correct location! Here are the details and RSVP links for both: San Francisco Tuesday, April 9 5:30pm – 7:30pm The Foundation Center – SF, 312 Sutter, Suite 606, San...

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  5. EPIP members receive 15% off grantmaking courses, NYU Academy for Grantmaker and Funder Education

    Benefit: 15% discount off all grantmaking courses. Courses prices vary. Details: The NYU Academy for Grantmaking and Funder Education is a division of the NYU George Heyman Jr. Center for Philanthropy and Fundraising. The Academy program is targeted to both individual philanthropists and foundation professionals. The curriculum is based on “core competencies of grantmaking”, sequential learning, and was developed in...

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