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. Upcoming Event: Data-driven & Doable

    “Data-driven & Doable – Frank Talk about Managing to Outcomes” Tuesday, November 29, 2011  6:00-6:30pm Networking and Refreshments  6:30-8:30pm Program  Location: 144 Second St, San Francisco This event is FREE! Register via Eventbrite. There are limited spots available. Data-driven & Doable is made possible by the Presenting Sponsor, Rosov Consulting, in partnership with StartingBloc Bay Area, Young Nonprofit Professionals Network San Francisco...

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  2. Own Your Power

    On Friday, November 4th, EPIP members gathered at the Silicon Valley Community Foundation in San Mateo to explore power dynamics in philanthropy, both between foundations and grantees, as well as within our own institutions. EPIP has developed a curriculum called Philanthropology™. As you might guess, the curriculum is the study of philanthropy, specifically as it relates to EPIP’s mission and values....

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  3. 6 Ways to Rock Your Career Event Rocks!

    On October 12th, popular author and speaker Trista Harris joined the Bay Area chapter at the Hub San Francisco for an engaging talk about her book, “How to Become a Nonprofit Rockstar: 50 Ways to Accelerate Your Career.”  Hailing from Minneapolis, Minnesota, Trista is Executive Director of the Headwaters Foundation for Justice, author of the blog New Voices of Philanthropy,...

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New York Chapter Events