Join members of New Generation of African American Philanthropists (NGAAP Charlotte) on October 25 as we come together to learn, lead and give back.
Featuring SUSAN BATTEN TAYLOR, President & CEO, Association of Black Foundation Executives
A special NGAAP Charlotte Learning+Leading Forum to promote knowledge, connections and collaboration that bring about social change in Charlotte
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25
Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture, 551 South Tryon St, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202
5:30 p.m. Changemakers Reception, with food and beverages
6:30 p.m. Talk by Susan Taylor Batten, followed by discussion
Susan Taylor Batten has led the Association of Black Foundation Executives (ABFE) as President and CEO since 2009. ABFE’s mission is to promote effective and responsive philanthropy in Black Communities and counts among its members some of the most influential staff, trustees and donors of grantmaking institutions in the U.S. Prior to ABFE, Batten worked at Annie E. Casey Foundation, where she served in the Community Change Initiatives Unit that made investments to help transform neighborhoods into family supportive environments. She also coordinated a portfolio on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion where she worked across the Foundation to strengthen its focus on addressing racial disparities. A proud HBCU alumna, Batten earned her BA at Fisk University and an MSW from Howard University.
You can’t lead the people if you don’t love the people.
You can’t save the people if you don’t serve the people.
― Cornel West