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

Book Post #15: Why are young donors important to your organization?

In all my blog posting, I feel I have failed to cite why it is so important to engage Gen X and Y as donors to your organization now. The truth is that the “next gen” (X and Y) could be volunteers today and major gift donors tomorrow.  IN fact, they are already donors now.  … More Book Post #15: Why are young donors important to your organization?

Engaging Gen X and Y: Stay Classy, San Diego!

  I was lucky enough to speak with Pat Walsh, one of the founders of StayClassy about how he got twenty-somethings to be philanthropists through… drinking beer. Six years ago, Pat Walsh and Scot Chisholm organized a fundraiser to support the American Cancer Society in honor of Scot’s mom who had been diagnosed with cancer. … More Engaging Gen X and Y: Stay Classy, San Diego!