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Thursday, October 17 • 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Grantmaking Strategies to Address Structural Racism Head On

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What is the role of family philanthropy in addressing structural racism and bias in your communities? What strategies have others used, and what do you need to know before getting deeply involved? Hear from three examples of family foundations taking a leadership role in this difficult but essential work, and join a provocative conversation designed to help you tackle racial equity head on. 

Speakers
avatar for Sharmila Thakkar

Sharmila Thakkar

Advisor, SRT Advising & Consulting LLC
Sharmila Rao Thakkar, MPH, MPA, is a philanthropy and nonprofit consultant at SRT Advising & Consulting in New York City. Utilizing expertise in leadership development, program implementation, resource development and communications, she advises clients on operations, strategy, board... Read More →
avatar for A. Sparks (Planning Committee Co-Chair)

A. Sparks (Planning Committee Co-Chair)

Executive Director, Harry and Masie Masto Foundation
Sparks values and is deeply committed to promoting equity in the nonprofit and for-profit social impact sectors based on her experience as a queer, multi-racial, next generation, woman in the field of philanthropy. She is currently Executive Director of the Masto Foundation, a US-based... Read More →


Thursday October 17, 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile 540 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60611