How Collective Giving Circles are unique and how can you  get the most out of your participation in WIN

Zoom Call with Buffy Beaudoin-Schwartz

Tuesday evening WIN members enjoyed a great discussion between Buffy Beaudoin-Schwartz and Kristine Moore on her experience of Collective Giving groups. You can view the Zoom recording through the link below.

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On September 22 (5:30 - 6:30pm),  meet Buffy Beaudoin-Schwartz, a national leader of Women’s Giving Circles, who’ll be speaking to WIN via Zoom.  You can register here: 

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Buffy, a colleague of WIN member Sharon Stewart,  will share her excitement about the power of Giving Circles and answer your questions about how WIN can increase its impact in New Hanover County

Buffy Beaudoin-Schwartz is a philanthropic leader whose professional career, volunteer efforts, and activism have been focused on human rights, women’s issues, and social change through philanthropy.

Buffy is a recognized national leader on Women's Giving Circles, is a co-author of the award-winning book Women & Philanthropy: Boldly Shaping a Better World, the author of dozens of published articles on women’s giving, and has participated in ground-breaking national research on giving circles for the last two decades. Buffy is an Advisory Board member of the Women’s Giving Circles International group, served on the Strategic Planning Committee for the national Philanos group of women’s giving circles, and is active in the current infrastructure support group for the American giving circle field funded in part by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation called Philanthropy Together. Buffy believes women’s philanthropy is the next wave of the women’s movement.

After being an original founder and then serving as a Past Board Chair, Buffy is currently the first Executive Director of the Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County.  The Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County (WGC) is currently celebrating 18 years, 1,000+ donors, and $1 million+ to support women and girls. The WGC has empowered generations of women in Howard County through philanthropy.

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