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The Board of Directors of the Friday Forum is hard at work this summer to schedule and produce virtual events that will continue our tradition of providing thought leadership to veteran advancement officers and volunteers.
Your patience and loyalty to the Friday Forum is appreciated, and we look forward to offering valuable programming beginning in the Fall.Find out more
Impacting Our World: Advancement and COVID-19 Due to popular demand we are adding a second session! With an Introduction by Sharon J. Stanczak, CFRE, President of The Friday Forum and Featured Facilitator: Larry Raff, MPH, President and Principal, Copley Raff, Inc. and Nelson Chekoway, Principal, Rising Tide Direct. The world has been hit hard by COVID-19.…Find out more
Register Now! Friday December 13, 2019 – 11:30 AM at the Union Club Featuring Moshe Cohen, President, The Negotiating Table and Senior Lecturer, Management & Organizations, Boston University Moshe Cohen has been teaching, mediating, coaching, writing, and speaking about negotiation, leadership, change management, influence, conflict resolution, mediation, facilitation, and communication since 1995. Moshe is the founder…Find out more
-------------------------------------------This event is sold out------------------------------------------------ What if Life Sciences Could Cure Poverty? Founder & Chairman of Life Science Cares, Rob Perez, Executive Director Sarah MacDonald will share with us how they came to focus their efforts on ameliorating poverty. Life Science Cares is a collective effort of the life science industry to end poverty in…Find out more »
Over the years, the Cummings Foundation has awarded more than $200 million in grant funding to nonprofits in Greater Boston. The philanthropy of Joyce and Bill Cummings reflects their personal philosophy and commitment to “doing well by doing good.” Moreover, as one of the early signers of the “Giving Pledge” and with the blessing of…Find out more
———————————————–This event is sold out————————————————— NOTE THAT DATE HAS CHANGED TO 3/29/19. Join Whitney Dailey, Vice President, CONE Communications, for a lively conversation about developing successful corporate partnerships for your cause. From the company that coined the phrase, Cause Related Marketing, learn how dramatically the field of responsible business has evolved over the last decade…Find out more
———-This event is sold out. ———- This extra special venue will serve as the setting for an overview of the mission and current efforts of the Red Sox Foundation. SAM KENNEDY became President of the Boston Red Sox on October 16, 2015, succeeding President/CEO emeritus Larry Lucchino, and then was elevated to CEO in August 2017.…Find out more
——————————–Registration is closed for this event.——————————— How does successful leadership in politics become successful leadership in higher education? Please join us for a lively and insightful discussion among a select group of New England’s most prominent leaders and innovators in higher education. Marty Meehan (UMass System), Kerry Healey (Babson), and Ron Machtley (Bryant) will describe…Find out more
Registration is closed for this event. Engage in conversation with Tamara Rogers from Harvard as she reflects on her experiences through her notable career and looks to the future. Tamara assumed the position of Vice President for Alumni Affairs and Development at Harvard's in 2007. Previously, she was the Associate Dean for Advancement and…Find out more »
Be Inspired by Gururaj “Desh” Deshpande: Using Philanthropy to Spur Innovation and Make a Difference in the World.
Dr. Deshpande has pursued an entrepreneurial career for the last three decades. He is involved either as the founder, a founding investor, or chairman of several companies including Cascade Communications, Sycamore Networks, Coral Networks, Tejas Networks, Cimaron, Webdialogs, Airvana, Sandstone Capital, A123 Systems and Curata. He lives in Boston and serves as a life-member of…Find out more »