Fred Brown is President & CEO of The Forbes Funds, a supporting organization of The Pittsburgh Foundation, and a philanthropic organization focused on strengthening the management capacity and impact of community nonprofits in the Pittsburgh area.
Nina Blackwell is the Executive Director of the Firelight Foundation, donor-enabled philanthropic fund which allows individual and foundation donors to support catalytic community-based organizations in Africa that are working to build smart, sustainable and scalable solutions to the challenges faced by children and youth.
Life Stage Expert, Coach, Gerontologist, Speaker, Author
Barbara Waxman is one of the only Gerontologist-coaches in the United States. Her breakthrough coaching has inspired hundreds of individuals and senior leaders with compassion, honesty, and a light heart while incorporating cutting edge research and methodologies.
Tessa Zimmerman and Abhinav are Program Officers for the Little Big Fund, which, in addition to grants, offers a 40-hour course for social impact leaders to gain practical fundraising and grant writing skills, network connections, and micro-grants to launch their ventures. To date, LBF has provided more than 40K in micro-grants...
Maya Winkelstein is the CEO of Open Road Alliance, a philanthropic and investment initiative offering fast, flexible funding via loans and charitable grants to help nonprofits and social enterprises overcome obstacles to impact.
In late 2008 Karen cofounded New England International Donors (NEID). With her husband, Jim, she makes grants to end global poverty and promote global health primarily in Haiti via the Ansara Family Fund at TBF.