Articles By: Jordan Walker

Meet Annie Lam

FLiP recently sat down with Annie Lam, who was selected as the first Social Enterprise Fellow of Changing Our World, an international philanthropy consulting firm. Chosen out of over 40 qualified applicants, Annie is spending 12 weeks researching the challenges and opportunities in social enterprise.

A Day On, Not a Day Off

Points of Light Institute and HandsOn Network have partnered to create a virtual community for the hundreds of thousands of Americans volunteering this Monday, January 18 in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. There’s something for everyone.  For those of you who will be busy helping out in your communities, you can find volunteer opportunities […]

FLiP Has It Covered: “From dot.com to dot.org” Event at NYU

Ed. Note: FLiP contributor Jordan Walker brings you coverage from the event we posted about on Tuesday.  Read on for all the details! Yesterday FLiP attended “From dot-com to dot-org: Three activists speak out,” a Lunchtime Conversation presented by the NYU Heyman Center for Philanthropy & Fundraising.  The event was moderated by Michael Evers, Adjunct […]

National Day of Service and Remembrance

This Friday, September 11, marks the eighth anniversary of the attacks on America as well as the inaugural National Day of Service and Remembrance. Friday caps off the “United We Serve” initiative, a summer dedicated to addressing community needs in areas such as education, health care, energy independence, and economic renewal.

NYC Fundraising Event Helps Make Dreams a Reality

As all FLiPs know, we face a unique set of challenges as young professionals in the workforce.  Inspired to make a difference in the world, we are sometimes limited by a lack of tools to do so early in our careers. Kerry Powers can relate.  A recent graduate of Bucknell University, she came up with […]

FLiP Meets: NextGen Rochester

Many of our FLiP readers have written to us with questions about giving circles.  What are they exactly and how do they work?  How do I get involved in one?  How can I start my own?  FLiP met up with Cynthia Pacia and Stephanie Samuel, Advisory Committee members, to learn a bit more about a […]