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. Become a 2013 PLACES Fellow, Application Deadline 8/17

    PLACES (Professionals Learning About Community, Equity & Smart Growth), is a year-long fellowship program that offers tools, knowledge, coaching, and best practices to build leadership skills and enhance funder grantmaking decisions in ways that are responsive to the needs and assets of low-income neighborhoods and communities of color. PLACES builds the skills and knowledge of a diverse cohort of professionals...

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  2. 2012 EPIP Conference Reflection – Engaging Foundation Stakeholders

    Lauren Tulp, our most recent Co-Chair of EPIP Bay Area and Impact Planning and Analysis Associate at the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, shares one of her highlighted experiences from this year’s EPIP National Conference: At this year’s EPIP National Conference I had the opportunity to present a workshop called “Do Nothing About Me Without Me: Engaging Stakeholders for Better Results” with...

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  3. 2012 EPIP Conference Reflection – Learning Tour: Ports of LA

    One of our Steering Committee members, Ginger Hintz, attended the Learning Tour of LA Ports at this year’s EPIP National Conference. She shares her reflections here: Philanthropy is about relationships. I think good philanthropy supports and builds long-term connections. These axioms were reinforced on a learning tour to the San Pedro Bay ports (the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach). Patricia...

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  4. Post Event Highlights and Announcing Nicole Puller as New EPIP Bay Area Co-Chair!

    A few weeks ago, at our EPIP National Conference Reflection and Social event on May 22 at Cantina, a few members shared their main takeaways from their experience and participation at the EPIP National Conference. One member spoke about the Learning Tour she attended at the Port of Los Angeles, where they discussed the pollution created by the thousands of trucks transporting goods from the...

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  5. 2012 EPIP Conference Reflection – Graduate School

    The EPIP National Conference was a few weeks ago, but we’re still talking about it! We asked those of you who attended to send us your highlights, stories, learnings, and “aha” moments so we could share them with everyone. We’ll be posting these throughout the next following weeks. The first response we received was from Susanne Revutsky, who participated in...

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