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2018 SCG AC - Speakers

Fred Ali

President and CEO, Weingart Foundation

James Alva

Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Citi Community Development

Amanda Andere

CEO, Funders Together to End Homelessness

Daniel Beaty

Founder, I Dream

Judy Belk

President and CEO, The California Wellness Foundation

Kafi D. Blumenfield

Board Member, The James Irvine Foundation

Alex Briscoe

Principal, The California Children's Trust

Candace Cable

Disability and Inclusion Consultant, Social Cohesion Resources; Paralympian

Dannielle Campos

Senior Vice President, Environmental, Social and Governance Program Director, Bank of America Charitable Foundation

Tina Castro

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Avivar Capital

Maisie Chin

Executive Director and Co-Founder, CADRE

Donna E. Deutchman

President and CEO, Homes 4 Families

Evan Edwards

Strategy and Business Development Executive, Project Equity

Kym Eisner

Executive Director, Craig H. Neilsen Foundation

Christine Essel

President and CEO, Southern California Grantmakers

Jeanne Fekade-Sellassie

Project Director, Funders for Housing and Opportunity

Sara Goldrick-Rab

Professor of Higher Education Policy and Sociology, Temple University; Founder, Wisconsin HOPE Lab

Dr. Stephanie Gripne

Founder and Executive Director, Impact Finance Center

Tyrone Howard

Professor, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies; Associate Dean for Equity and Inclusion; Director and Founder, Black Male Institute, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)

Nike Irvin

Board of Directors, Riordan Foundation; Vice-Chair, Board of Directors, Southern California Grantmakers

Michelle Jaramillo

Steering Committee Member, Social Equity Collaborative Fund, San Diego Grantmakers

Saru Jayaraman

Co-Founder and President, Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC United); Director, Food Labor Research Center, University of California, Berkeley

Cinny Kennard

Executive Director, Annenberg Foundation

Surina Khan

CEO, The Women's Foundation of California

Amir Kirkwood

First Vice President, Commercial Banking, Amalgamated Bank

John E. Kobara

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, California Community Foundation

Abbe Land

Executive Director, LA County Women and Girls Initiative

Dr. Bryant T. Marks, Sr.

Chief Equity Officer, National Training Institute on Race and Equity

Emma Mayerson

Founding Executive Director, Alliance for Girls (AFG)

Evan L. Mizrachy, CFA, CAIA

Senior Client Relationship Manager, Aperio Group

Jennifer Mizrahi

President, RespectAbility

Edward Muna

Data Analyst, Program for Environmental and Regional Equity (PERE); Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration, University of Southern California

John Ott

Co-Founder, Center for Collective Wisdom

Kaci Y. Patterson

Owner, Social Good Solutions

Bill Pitkin

Director, Domestic Programs, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

john a. powell

Director, Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society; Robert D. Haas Chancellor’s Chair in Equity and Inclusion; Professor of Law, African American and Ethnic Studies, University of California, Berkeley

Alberto Retana

President and CEO, Community Coalition

Robert K. Ross, M.D.

President and CEO, The California Endowment

Maria S. Salinas

President and CEO, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce

Kristen Scott Kennedy

Director, Office of the President, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations

Stephen David Simon

Executive Director, Department on Disability, City of Los Angeles

Renata Simril

President and CEO, LA84 Foundation

Martine Singer

President and CEO, Children's Institute, Inc.

Stacy L. Smith, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, University of Southern California (USC) Annenberg School; Founder and Director, Annenberg Inclusion Initiative, USC

Beatriz Solís

Chair, Board of Directors, Southern California Grantmakers; Director, Healthy Communities (South Region), The California Endowment

Evan Spiegel

Co-Founder and CEO, Snap Inc.

Megan Thomas

Vice President of Collaboration and Special Initiatives, San Diego Grantmakers

Edgar Villanueva

Vice President of Programs and Advocacy, Schott Foundation for Public Education

Lori Villarosa

Founder and Executive Director, Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity (PRE)