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Friday, October 18 • 12:15pm - 2:30pm
Closing Lunch Plenary: Transitions and Legacy at the Turner Foundation

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Over the past two decades, the Turner Foundation has welcomed new leadership, ideas, and perspectives to its board. How do legacy and values transcend those changes, while incorporating the next and new generation? This special conversation with the President and two generations of leadership from the foundation will explore past, present, and future transitions.

Speakers
avatar for Katherine Lorenz

Katherine Lorenz

NCFP Board Chair, President of the Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation
Katherine Lorenz is President of the Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation, a grantmaking foundation focusing on environmental sustainability in Texas. Previously, she served as Deputy Director for the Institute for Philanthropy, whose mission is to increase effective philanthropy... Read More →
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Judy Adler

President, Turner Foundation
As President of the Turner Foundation, Judy is responsible for implementing the foundation's mission of protecting and restoring our natural systems - the air, land, and water on which all life depends. Before being appointed as President, Judy spent ten years managing the energy... Read More →
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Laura Turner Seydel

Captain Planet Foundation Chairperson, Turner Foundation Trustee
Laura Turner Seydel is an international environmental advocate and eco-living expert dedicated to creating a healthy and sustainable future for our children. Laura is chairperson of the Captain Planet Foundation, which has worked worldwide for 27 years to activate generations of environmentally... Read More →
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Vasser Seydel

Trustee-Elect, Turner Foundation
Vasser Seydel recently graduated with cum laude honors from the University of Georgia, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications. During her time in Athens, Vasser worked for the UGA’S Office of Sustainability as the Grants and Engagement Director and represented her university... Read More →


Friday October 18, 2019 12:15pm - 2:30pm
Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile 540 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60611