Upswell Labs – San Francisco

On Tuesday, June 4, 2018, I participated in the Upswell Lab in San Francisco, hosted by Independent Sector, Northern California Grantmakers, and Fetzer Institute. If it was a more typical convening, I would have likely passed on writing about it beyond a few tweets. Sure, it’s always good to...

One Morning at Techonomy 17

As an alum of the Opportunity Collaboration, I had the opportunity to attend Techonomy 17 on Tuesday morning. According to Wikipedia, Techonomy is the annual invitation-only thought leadership conference “which focuses on how the accelerating advancement of technology is transforming business and can help address the world’s pressing needs.” The highlight...

2017 Conference: Our Common Future

I’m attending the 2017 Independent Sector-Council of Michigan Foundations-Michigan Nonprofit Association Conference: Our Common Future in Detroit from October 25 through 27. Our Common Future will be this year’s most crucial gathering of doers and dreamers bent on making the world a better place. Nonprofits, foundations, corporations, social enterprises —...