Oct 13, 2009

Careers in Philanthropy: Luncheon Roundtable

EPIP Seattle invites you to attend our next Careers in Philanthropy Lunch Roundtable on Thursday, November 12th, from 11:30 - 1pm.

The event will be hosted in the Philanthropy Northwest conference room, and lunch will be provided. RSVP to epipseattle@gmail.com to secure your spot- space is limited!

We have invited Ann Kelly of the Global Philanthropy Group to join us to share her story about how she got involved in philanthropy, and to offer advice to emerging leaders.
Global Philanthropy Group advises the world's leading philanthropists. We work with high net worth individuals, charitable foundations and corporations to design and implement highly-leveraged philanthropic strategies. Their management expertise and proprietary network of global experts helps clients achieve lasting, meaningful results.

Global Philanthropy Group's experience encompasses pressing global issues including economic development, education, poverty, HIV/AIDS, disaster recovery and redevelopment, refugees, microfinance, water, global health, immigration, orphans, foster care, global trade, malnutrition, climate change, green building, malaria, conservation, crimes against humanity, genocide and childhood obesity.

For more on Ann Kelly:
Ann has broad experience providing strategy consulting services to a range of private and public sector clients. She most recently worked as a strategic advisor to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation on public school education. She also provided M&A and transactional advice to a number of healthcare companies.

As a Partner with Lake Partners Strategy Consultants, Ann managed the proprietary research efforts for a large scale investment client. Projects included developing strategic plans for investment opportunities, analysis of public policy initiatives and impact on private sector investments, and analysis of investment opportunities in emerging international markets.

Prior to joining Lake Partners, Ann provided strategic consulting services as a consultant for both Dean & Company and Strategic Planning Associates (now Oliver Wyman) firms, both in Washington, D.C. She worked in the Corporate Development groups at Artisan Entertainment (now part of Lions Gate) in Los Angeles and MCI (now part of Verizon) in Washington D.C.

Ann served as the Special Projects & Outreach Coordinator for the 2006 Harold Ford for U.S. Senate campaign and serves on the executive board of a federal political action committee supporting candidates for U.S. Senate. She is the President of the Harvard Business School Alumni Board and a member of the Advisory Board at the Seattle Repertory Theatre. Ann graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University and received her MBA with distinction from the Harvard Business School.

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