My Philanthropic Predictions for 2017

2017 promises to bring change and hopefully a better future. The building strength of the economy will continue to positively increase philanthropy this year. Below are my philanthropic predictions for this New Year.       Generosity rising. 2017 will bring another increase in total philanthropic giving by ~4% to reach a new high of over $388 … More My Philanthropic Predictions for 2017

The Social Network

In 2006, I was asked to be an advisor for a group of 10 college students who were planning to do a service project in Brazil during their spring break. We had weekly meetings to discuss trip planning, fundraising and logistics. Between each meeting, I tried to communicate via email with the students, but received … More The Social Network

Check out my guest blog post on Women’s Foundation of CA

I was thrilled to be asked to write a blog for the Women’s Foundation of California about my membership in Women Give San Diego. I highlighted the importance of engaging young women today as philanthropist. Please check out the blog: http://womensfoundationofcalifornia.com/2011/03/29/girls-just-want-to-do-good-engaging-younger-women-in-philanthropy/

Book Post #16: La Jolla Music Society reaches out to young audiences

“At my first post concert artist interaction, I was amazed to meet Mr. Dudamel and hear his perspective about the performance, the audience, and what it was like to be San Diego. It was an electrifying experience. Experiencing him on that level was very meaningful.” This was Johanna Schiavoni’s response after meeting the world-renowned conductor, … More Book Post #16: La Jolla Music Society reaches out to young audiences