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Monday, September 25 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Investing in Impact

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Philanthropic funding has evolved substantially into impact-driven investment as foundations and private donors strategically evaluate project goals and metrics. Here is a frank conversation with funders about their priorities as they consider projects for support.

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Lynn Hirshfield

Senior Vice President of Strategic Alliances, Participant Media
Lynn Hirshfield is Participant Media’s Senior Vice President of Strategic Alliances. She joined Participant Media in September 2005 and is responsible for leading the development of strategic partnerships and integrating these partners into social action and advocacy campaigns and... Read More →

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Fred Nelson

Founder and Executive Director, Maliasili Initiatives
Fred Nelson is the Founder and Executive Director of Maliasili Initiatives, an organization that works with leading African conservation organizations to help them become more effective and impactful organizations. He has worked on natural resource management and sustainable development in East Africa since 1998, with eleven years spent living and work... Read More →
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Jeffrey Parrish

Vice President of Conservation, Wildlife Conservation Network
Jefe (Jeffrey Parrish) is the Vice President for Conservation at the Wildlife Conservation Network, where he is responsible for supporting, growing and strengthening a network of the most innovative conservation heroes saving wildlife around the world.  He has a particular focus... Read More →
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Brooke Runnette

Executive Vice President & Chief Program Officer, National Geographic Society
Brooke Runnette leads the National Geographic Society's impact agenda to empower world-changing science, exploration, and education; captivate and inspire global citizens; and advance solutions to sustain our planet for generations to come.In this capacity, she is responsible for... Read More →
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Claudia Sobrevila

Senior Environmental Specialist, World Bank
Claudia Sobrevila is a Senior Environmental Specialist at the World Bank that she joined in 1992.  She has dedicated her career to protecting the environment especially national parks, biodiversity and endangered species and supporting indigenous peoples’ cause.  Her work at the... Read More →

Monday September 25, 2017 3:30pm - 4:30pm MDT
Explorers Room Jackson Lake Lodge