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Presented by the Aspen Leadership Group and
African American Development Officers Network (AADO)

Wednesday, April 11, 11:30am – 5pm (Lunch & Workshop)
Georgetown University Conference Center
3800 Reservoir Road NW
Washington, DC 20007

$55 Early Bird Registration (after March 30th - $65)

Join us for an intimate and engaging career discussion regarding your path in philanthropy.  Oftentimes diverse professionals transition from one opportunity to the next without fully vetting an organization and strategically preparing themselves for the next role.  This workshop will help you address questions such as: WAre hen should you stay and when should you go?  you leadership ready?  Additionally, the Master Class will cover how to work with search firms as a diverse candidate, and will provide effective tips and strategies on how to stand out as an exceptional candidate during the interviewing process.

Featured Speakers Include:

Aristide J. Collins, Jr. ,VP and Chief of Staff to the President, and Secretary of the University, George Washington University

Boi Carpenter, Sr. Associate VP of Development & Alumni Relations, Johns Hopkins University

Love Collins, Vice Chancellor for Development & Alumni Affairs, University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Angelique Grant, Ph.D., Senior Consultant & Certified Diversity Recruiter, Aspen Leadership Group

Birgit Smith Burton, Executive Director of Foundation Relations, Georgia Tech, AADO Founder & Chair

Felicia Garcia-Hartstein, Search Consultant, Aspen Leadership Group

Tahsin Alam, Assistant Vice President of Talent Management, Rutgers University Foundation

Attend this workshop if you:

  • Are you looking for guidance in securing a leadership position in philanthropy;
  • Would like to create a career strategy;
  • Have reached a plateau and are considering next steps;
  • Want to achieve career longevity and avoid short tenures;
  • Are interested in advancing in your current role as well as in job searches; and
  • Would like to participate in an open dialogue with a panel of diverse senior leaders.

As a result of this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Develop a plan to achieve your philanthropic career goals;
  • Identify what organizations and hiring managers are looking for in a philanthropic leader;
  • Create successful resumes and cover letters and hone your interviewing techniques;
  • Effectively compare and contrast your current position with other potential opportunities;
  • Take advantage of opportunities by asking the right questions while interviewing; and
  • Articulate skills and talents in a way that hiring managers will value.