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When:  Apr 28, 2022 from 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM (PT)

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Apr 28, 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM (PT)



Emerging Leaders
Becoming a Leader in Philanthropy
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. (PDT)
Via Zoom
Approved for 1 CE

Great leaders are born, but they can also be made. If you are looking to grow in your profession, this event will help give you the tools along the way. The special speakers, Valerie Lord and Sylvia Chinn from Envision, will talk about career planning, growth opportunities, and asking for a raise. Their recruitment and non-profit experience will help develop the next generation of leaders into the future with confidence. There will be time at the end for Q&A. 

Sylvia Chinn, Consultant, Envision Consulting

As an Envision consultant, Sylvia Chinn draws on her 20 years of experience in various capacities with nonprofits: board member, volunteer and staff, including 11 years of experience in executive-level roles at organizations such as Planned Parenthood Pasadena and San Gabriel Valley, YWCA, and Pasadena Senior Center. She has also served as a member of an advisory committee for a nationwide centennial fundraising campaign and has co-chaired a national steering committee on professional development for fundraisers. Prior to joining Envision, Sylvia worked as an independent consultant, providing political campaign management, fundraising and communications services to candidates and nonprofits in Los Angeles and Pasadena.

Valerie Lord, Consultant, Envision Consulting
Valerie Lord has been consulting since 2016. Prior to which she worked as an Executive Director and Development Director for various nonprofit organizations on both the East Coast and West Coast. Both on staff and as a consultant, Valerie has earned a track record of fundraising for major growth. Now with Envision, she works primarily on strategic plans and partnership exploration, but also provides clients with add-on services specifically related to fundraising. Valerie specializes in building and elevating development teams, transforming organizational culture to support and integrate fundraising strategy, and training board members and program staff to do their part.

AFP-GLAC is proud to provide scholarships that support the professional development of its members. There are no strings attached – we simply want to support our talented fundraising community. To learn more about scholarships or apply for one, please visit our website.


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