Keynote Speaker

Billy Shore
Founder & Executive Chair
Share Our Strength

Billy Shore is the executive chair of Share Our Strength, which through proven, effective campaigns like No Kid Hungry and Cooking Matters, connects people who care to ideas that work. Since founding Share Our Strength in 1984 with his sister Debbie, Billy has led the organization in raising more than $600 million to fight hunger and poverty, and has won the support of national leaders in business, government, health and education, sports and entertainment.Before founding Share Our Strength, Billy served on the senatorial and presidential campaign staff for former U.S. Senator Gary Hart and as chief of staff to former U.S. Senator Robert Kerrey. In 2014, congressional leaders appointed him to the National Commission on Hunger, a group tasked with finding innovative ways to end hunger in America.

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Conversation Leaders

Lisa Brown Alexander
President & CEO
Nonprofit HR
Dan Cardinali 
President & CEO
Independent Sector
LaShawn Routé Chatmon Executive Director
National Equity Project
“If an organization can strengthen its internal talent capacity, it can better serve the community and those in need.” That is Lisa Brown Alexander’s mantra, and she has been beating the drum for it for nearly 20 years! Driven to serve the often-overlooked human resources needs for the social-impact sector, Lisa set out to build a market where one didn’t exist.

Today, fueled by the passion of 50-plus employees and consultants nationwide, the thriving company is helping many of the nation’s most prominent nonprofit organizations get ahead through smart people management strategies. In the process, they’re changing the way an entire sector thinks
about talent and culture.

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Dan, CEO of Independent Sector, the only national membership organization charges his team and community to bring together a diverse set of nonprofits, foundations, and corporations to advance the common good.

Before joining IS in 2016, Dan served on the IS Board of Directors and several IS member committees. He also led IS member, Communities In Schools, the nation’s largest and most effective dropout prevention organization, for
12 years after working in other positions at the organization.

Dan is known for his commitment to performance management to drive evidence-based programs and high impact organizations.

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Under LaShawn’s leadership, the National Equity Project has catalyzed a movement to revitalize our country’s approach to racial equity in education. LaShawn previously served as a coach and director of BayCES’ high school redesign initiative, where her team pioneered new school design processes, principal network development and site coaching that transformed educational experiences and outcomes for teachers and students in Oakland, CA.

Prior to joining the National Equity Project, LaShawn served as a teacher and leader at Redwood Day School, Alameda, CA; The Wheeler School, Providence, RI; and Berkeley High School, Berkeley, CA.

See LaShawn’s full bio. 




Attending this event will put you among like-minded leaders, helping you to connect
in a “safe place” and discuss the competencies that you will need as a social impact leader post-pandemic.

What you’ll experience during this Virtual Forum!

  • How to boost engagement with your team as a leader post-pandemic
  • How an equity and team-oriented mindset can help you leverage the skills and experiences of your full workforce
  • How to balance the need to demonstrate empathy and the need to meet ever-increasing demands

Spaces will go fast. Register now!

Who should attend this event from your social impact organization? 

  • Chief Executive Officers
  • Senior Vice Presidents
  • Other C-suite executives

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