Reframing Philanthropy: Community, Legacy and the Sum of Our Choices


Thu Sep 14 2023 at 04:30 pm to 06:00 pm


Waterloo Center for the Arts | Waterloo, IA

Join Women for Good with the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa to hear Abena Sankofa Imhotep speak on reframing philanthropy!
About this Event

Abena Sankofa Imhotep will join Women for Good to speak about reframing philanthropy and the sum of the choices we make on September 14th, 4:30 P.M. to 6 P.M. at the Waterloo Center for the Arts. Enjoy a cocktail and conversation, and learn about local nonprofits!

Reception and Past Grantee Tabling 4:30 - 5:00 pm.

Program from 5:00 – 6:00 pm.

Abena Sankofa Imhotep is the executive director of Sankofa Literary & Empowerment Group, which creates spaces for lifelong learning and encourages dialogue on racial equity around the country. She is an advocate for humanitarianism, justice, and education through her inclusive leadership on several boards of directors including the American Red Cross Central Iowa Chapter, the African American Museum of Iowa, the Amplifying Black Voices in Iowa Advisory Board, and Iowa Wesleyan University board of trustees. Abena has presented her human rights papers at the Global Citizen Forum's Nelson Institute, the Iowa Human Rights Research Conference, and University of Notre Dame Kroc Institute. She is a TEDx speaker, an International Relations major at Drake University, and author of beloved children's book, Omari’s Big Tree and the Mighty Djembe.


Where is it happening?

Waterloo Center for the Arts, 225 Commercial Street, Waterloo, United States

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Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa

Host or Publisher Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa

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