Princeton AlumniCorps Thunders at Princeton University’s She Roars Conference

Kef Kasdin ’85 (left) moderated the Tigresses in Nonprofits panel (left to right): former Fellow Melissa Wu ’99, CEO, Education Pioneers; Kathy Roth-Douquet *91, CEO, Blue Star Families; former AlumniCorps board member Margarita Rosa ’74, Adviser/Consultant; and Elizabeth Lindsey *07, Executive Director, Byte Back, Inc., AlumniCorps Emerging Leaders (EL) alumna, and current EL Washington, D.C. program leader.

AlumniCorps was well represented at Princeton University’s alumnae conference, She Roars: Celebrating Women at Princeton, held October 4 – 6, 2018. Several AlumniCorps volunteers, program alumni, and board members participated in various panels. In particular, AlumniCorps’ President and Executive Director, Kef Kasdin ’85, acted as a thought leader for the panel entitled Tigresses in Nonprofits: Amplifying Our Impact. As such, she recruited nonprofit leaders and moderated the interactive panel discussion.

Liz Duffy ’88, AlumniCorps Board Chair, and President, International Schools Services, sat on the Women and Leadership: Strategies for Success panel, while current Project 55 Fellow My Bui ’18 joined AlumniCorps volunteer Olivia Loksing Moy ’06, and former Fellow Jessica (Mayer) Herthel ’96 on the panel entitled Forging Spaces of Inclusion. Olivia was inspired, as the thought leader for this panel, by the Project 55 interview she conducted with My this past January. Elizabeth Ramey *13, Emerging Leaders alumna, and Human Resources and Operations Director, Indivisible Project, moderated the panel on Activism & Movement Building. Anne Marie Maman ’84, former AlumniCorps board member, and Executive Director, Princeton Entrepreneurship Council, spoke on a panel entitled Starting a Start Up: The Art of Founding and Funding. Anne Marie also facilitated a roundtable: Single Mom by Choice. Pyper Davis ’87, a regular guest speaker at the Emerging Leaders D.C. program, and Executive Director, Educare, was on the panel: College Ready or Life Ready? Reimagining K-12 Schools. Kerry Brodie ’12, Founder and Executive Director of Emma’s Torch, an ARC Innovators and Project 55 program partner, was on the panel: Social Entrepreneurship: Women Addressing Issues Across the Globe.

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