Reflections from the 2018 National Conference
This year, GEO welcomed back Nell Edgington, president of Social Velocity, to blog about the 2018 GEO National Conference. We cross-posted Nell’s daily conference recap blogs, so if you weren’t able to join us in person at the conference, you can still read about the highlights from each day below.
- Social Velocity’s 2018 National Conference Recap: Day 1 by Kathy Reich, Ford Foundation
- Social Velocity’s 2018 National Conference Recap: Day 2 by Sean Thomas-Breitfeld, Building Movement Project
- Social Velocity’s 2018 National Conference Recap: Day 3 by Pia Infante, The Whitman Institute
- Is This 21st Century Philanthropy’s Defining Moment? by Nell Edgington, Social Velocity
In this post-conference Perspectives series, we asked a few members to share their conference takeaways and to consider how they will continue to make progress on the issues that matter most to them. How will you continue the momentum of the conference in your work?
- Leaning Into Discomfort: A Reflection on GEO’s 2018 National Conference by Ellen Solowey, Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust
- Systems Change and Equity Go Hand-in-Hand by Rachel Mosher-Williams, Community Wealth Partners
Other reflections from conference participants
- Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea: The Consquences of Small Failures in Learning by Julia Coffman, Center for Evaluation Innovation
- From the CE: GEO Conference 2018 by Tony Paine, Philanthropy New Zealand
- What is GEO? It’s awesome, that’s what it is! by Heather Barberi, Jay & Linda Grunin Foundation
- Moving Through (Not Around) Racial Equity Work: Lessons from a Community Foundation by Amanda Holm, The Boston Foundation
- Placing Equity at the Center of Our Work by Yolanda-Caldera-Durant, Fund the People
- Preparing Executive Director Transitions for Organizational Success by Patrick Cutrona, TSNE MissionWorks
- Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, San Francisco 2018: Blogging the Conference by Nicholas Randall, The Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation
Did we miss something? Please email Shantaé François at email@example.com to include your 2018 National Conference blog post in this collection.
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