Washington, DC Chapter

Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy DC is a DC-based network created by and for young professionals in philanthropy who want to connect around their common interests . The group offers opportunities for peer networking, professional development and social interaction. EPIP-DC has planned a variety of networking, professional development and educational events in 2012, and will continue to do so in 2013. Recently, EPIP DC has organized Social Impact salons and Emerging Leader salons featuring leaders in the philanthropic community in the DC area. EPIP DC has also sponsored networking happy hours and lunches to provide a forum for professionals to connect to one another. EPIP DC consolidated the Steering Committee as a team in early 2012 and underwent their first strategic planning process, which mapped out their one- and two-year goals.

To get in touch with EPIP DC, email us at dc@epip.org.

Follow EPIP DC on Twitter @EPIPDC


EPIP DC Steering Committee
Lauren Hasey Maher, Intentional Philanthrophy (Chair)
Tony Bowen, The Democracy Fund (Vice-Chair)
Stephen Alexander, Exponent Philanthropy
Jenny Burke, Eugene and Agnes Meyer Foundation
Marlene Corrado, National Center for Family Philanthropy
Diana Church, Church World Service
Melody Fitzgerald, Eugene and Agnes Meyer Foundation
Storme Gray, Council on Foundations
Hannah Han, The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation
Pooja Kadakia Raval, Arabella Advisors
Kelly Trop, Campaign for Grade Level Reading, Annie E. Casey Foundation

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