Shona Chakravartty

Senior Program Officer, Hill-Snowdon Foundation

Shona Chakravartty is Senior Program Officer at the Hill-Snowdon Foundation, where she leads its Economic Justice grantmaking program and executes learning and leveraging activities related to its economic justice goals. Shona is currently a Co-Chair of NFG's Funders for a Just Economy. She also serves on the steering committee of the Funders’ Collaborative on Youth Organizing and on the board of Chhaya CDC in Queens, where she lives. Shona was born in India and holds a Bachelor of Arts from Columbia University and a master’s degree from Oxford University.

Shona is speaking at

Plenary
June 30, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Speakers

  • Shona Chakravartty (Convening Co-Chair) Senior Program Officer, Hill-Snowdon Foundation
  • Mary Sobecki (Convening Co-Chair) Executive Director, The Needmor Fund
  • Adriana Rocha (Facilitator) President, Neighborhood Funders Group
  • Kevin Ryan (MC) Program Officer, Cities and States, Ford Foundation
  • Ash-Lee Woodard Henderson (Speaker) Co-Executive Director, Highlander Research and Education Center
  • Mary Hooks (Speaker) Co-Director, Southerners on New Ground
  • Gladys Washington (Speaker) Former Deputy Director, Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation

Description



NFG is kicking off our 2020 virtual convening series with our 40 Years Strong plenary session that incorporates videos, speakers, and a live Q&A. Join us to hear from NFG’s convening co-chairs and board members, Mary Sobecki and Shona Chakravartty, and NFG’s new President, Adriana Rocha, as we celebrate four decades of mobilizing philanthropy and explore what is possible in the current era of organized philanthropy. We’ll feature philanthropic and movement leaders who will deliver a keynote presentation on what is needed in this political moment to support people, place and power.

Session Time: 9-10:30am PT / 10-11:30am MT / 11-12:30pm CT / 12-1:30pm ET

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Note: This session is intended for foundation staff and trustees, donors, philanthropic affinity group staff, and invited speakers.

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