2014 Philanthropy Exchange: Speaker Announcement

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Featured Speakers Confirmed to Inspire You!

Jim Clifton, President and CEO, Gallup

Since 1988, Jim Clifton has served as CEO of Gallup, a global leader in consulting, public opinion research, and analytics. Under his leadership, Gallup has expanded from a predominantly U.S.-based company to a worldwide organization with 30 offices in 20 countries and regions.

Daniel Lee, Executive Director, Levi Strauss Foundation

Daniel Lee is Executive Director of the Levi Strauss Foundation, having joined in 2003. Lee has extensive experience with international non-governmental organizations in the fields of human rights, HIV/AIDS and social justice.

Stacy Palmer, Editor in Chief, Chronicle of Philanthropy

Palmer has served as a top editor since the newspaper was founded in 1988. She frequently appears on radio and television to offer commentary on news in the nonprofit world. She has hosted shows or been featured on ABC, CNN, FOX, MSNBC, PBS, and C-SPAN among others. 

 Learn about additional speakers
at the 2014 Annual Conference: Philanthropy Exchange


The Council on Foundations 2014 Annual Conference: Philanthropy Exchange will be held June 8 – 10, 2014. This conference will be the premier forum of strategic ideas driving the field of philanthropy. This is your chance to connect with over 1,000 philanthropic leaders.

Register before April 30th, 2014, and save $200!

Register online and see all that there is to offer by reviewing the Schedule-At-a-Glance. Not a member of the Council? Join now at www.cof.org/join to receive a significant discount on your conference registration and a host of other valuable benefits.



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