Centering Equity in Philanthropy: A Lifelong Journey
Are you interested in deepening your understanding of equity work in the nonprofit sector? Kris Hermanns, Chief Impact Officer at Seattle Foundation and former Executive Director at Pride Foundation, will share stories and insights from her experience with centering equity at both organizations.
During this 90-minute lunch program you will identify practical next steps that your organization can take when embarking on or continuing on your equity journey as well as begin to build an initial set of resources to serve as ongoing references.
Invite your colleagues and board members to join you at this lunch so that you can foster the beginnings of a community of practice focused on equity and access new ideas and resources to help with the process.
About the presenter:
For more than 25 years, Kris Hermanns has worked as a nonprofit executive, strategist, grantmaker, and fundraiser, bridging two of her passions—advocating for equity and opportunity and for strategic philanthropy. Before joining Seattle Foundation, Kris served as the Chief Executive Officer of Pride Foundation where she led its efforts to mobilize individual and institutional resources to affect real change in communities that are most impacted by injustices. Prior to that, Kris’ career focused on policy advocacy and systems change in her leadership roles with the National Center for Lesbian Rights, The Rhode Island Foundation, and Brown University’s Center for Public Service. Kris has a Master of Education in administration, planning, and social policy from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Kris is also a shareholder of the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League.