Breaking Barriers: Women in Philanthropy

When:  Mar 12, 2024 from 09:00 AM to 10:00 AM (CT)
Associated with  AFPKC

Program Description:

Join us for an inspiring and informative seminar, "Breaking Barriers: Women in Philanthropy," where we delve into the challenges faced by women in the philanthropic sector. We will share stories and tidbits focused on: career paths, visibility and recognition, donor relationship dynamics, and this myth called “work-life balance”. Attendees are encouraged to join the conversation and submit questions for our panelists. We invite everyone to this 1-hour conversation will get real about what it is like to be a woman in philanthropy.


Trisha Brauer, Moderator: ,  

Midori Carpenter, CFRE: Director, Education Foundation, North Kansas City Schools 

Jessica McClellan, MSM: Founder & President, Giving Hope & Help

Anna Munguia: Director Of Community Outreach, Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City

Rojanae Williams: Chief Development Officer, KidsTLC

Kelly Gough: Director of Development and Communications, Cross-Lines Community Outreach

Date: March 12, 2024


                8:30 – 9am: registration

                9am – 10am: panel discussion

                10am – 10:15: wrap-up

                10:15 – 10:30: clean-up and exit

 Location: Plexpod Westport, Room 3H: 300 E. 39th Street, KCMO

 Parking: There are two first-come, first-serve guest lots available for use. These include the North Lot (entrance located at 38th & Warwick) and the upper surface lot of the garage. Our ADA accessible parking is located in the North Lot.

Access: Please enter the Annex. This building is the smaller of the two buildings on campus and sits opposite the Historic Middle School. Our Guest Services team will greet everyone and direct guests to the proper space. You can now find our facility's floor plan on venue website here.

Full participation in Breaking Barriers: Women in Philanthropy is applicable for 1 point in Category 1.B -Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.


Plexpod Westport
300 E. 39th Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
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