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Virtual Event: AI & Social Impact: Exploring the Role of AI in the Non Profit Sector

About the Talk:

We're excited to bring you the first in a series dedicated to OpenAI for Nonprofits.

In this talk, we will introduce the community to several prominent nonprofits currently leveraging AI to influence social impact. The discussion will be facilitated by Nathan Chappell, founder of Fundraising.AI, chief AI officer at DonorSearch AI and the author of "The Generosity Crisis: The Case for Radical Connection to Solve Humanity's Greatest Challenges." Nathan will lead a roundtable discussion exploring how nonprofits are using AI to improve fundraising activities, expand creative capacities, clearly communicate the impact of their programs, and build stronger community connections through personalization with community outreach. Our guests will include representatives from GivingTuesday Data Commons, Team4Tech, Empowered Fundraiser, The Ajayi Effect and Larkin Street Youth from San Francisco, along with Every.org. This roundtable is the first in a series in the Forum focused on OpenAI for Nonprofits. 

About the Speakers:

DonorSearch: Nathan Chappell

As a thought leader, public speaker, inventor and award-winning author, Nathan is one of the world's foremost experts on the intersection between Artificial Intelligence and philanthropy. Nathan serves as Chief AI Officer of DonorSearch AI, where he leads the AI deployments for many of the nation’s largest nonprofit organizations. In 2018 Nathan founded Fundraising.AI with a focus on promoting responsible and beneficial AI for the global fundraising community. He is co-author of the award-winning book, The Generosity Crisis: The Case for Radical Connection to Solve Humanity’s Greatest Challenges. Nathan serves on the International Committee for Information Technology Standards (INCITS), the OpenAI Users Forum, the AI for Good Foundation and the Forbes technology Council. 

Empowered Fundraiser: Anne Murphy

With 25 years leading nonprofit and higher education fundraising initiatives, raising hundreds of millions for STEM education and research, Anne is the CEO of AI Empowered Fundraiser Group. Dedicated to amplifying the influence of women in fostering societal progress, Anne initiated #SheLeadsAI in January 2024. This endeavor aims to boost women's presence and leadership in AI, ensuring a diverse and empowered future. Similarly, in 2023 and 2024, she has trained 2,400 fundraisers, predominantly women, how to use ChatGPT responsibly and beneficially. 

Larkin Street Youth: Gayle Roberts

Gayle Roberts is a seasoned fundraiser who began her journey at six years old by hosting a backyard carnival. Now, as the Chief Development Officer at Larkin Street Youth Services, she has raised over $200 million to combat youth homelessness and other worthwhile causes in San Francisco. Her team has effectively utilized AI to raise funds—$13 million last year alone—employing it for several years in areas such as prospect research, major donor pipeline management, grant writing, content creation, and project and campaign planning. As a proud trans individual, she is keenly focused on ensuring AI meets the needs of all, not just a select few.

Team for Tech: Jody Britten

Jody Britten, Head of Research and Innovation at Team4Tech, has over two decades of expertise in educational technology and digital learning. Leading the AI for Education research and development projects with Fab, Inc., and supported by the Gates and Jacobs Foundations, she's an appointed member of the HP Futures Council on EdTech for Teachers and serves on several AI advisory councils. In her former role at Metiri Group, Jody was pivotal in developing global teacher and leader training for sustainable EdTech and supported both policy and implementation activities for states, districts, individual schools, and ministries of education. At Team4Tech, her leadership has significantly enhanced accelerator programs, engaging over 800 NGOs worldwide during the past year. As a former teacher Jody is on a mission to ensure technology is used to ignite the voice of learners, and the educators who support them.

Giving Tuesday: Woodrow Rosenbaum

As Chief Data Officer for GivingTuesday, Woodrow has been instrumental in shaping the global generosity movement and has led ground-breaking research and analysis of individual giving behaviors. He leads the GivingTuesday Data Commons, bringing together a coalition of more than 1,000 collaborators coordinated through eight working groups as well as data teams in 50 countries to understand the drivers and impacts of generosity to inspire more giving of all types. Woodrow brings expertise in moving markets and transforming audiences from passive participants to active and vocal ambassadors. Woodrow is also the founder of With Intent Strategies, an international agency specializing in brand reimagination.

Woodrow is a member of the Generosity Commission Research Task Force, serves as an advisor and is a past-Chair for Global Impact Canada's Board of Directors, and was previously a Fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard Kennedy School.

Every Org: Allison Fine 

Allison Fine is a trailblazing force in the realm of technology for social good. Her expertise and captivating speaking style have made her a sought-after keynote speaker at conferences around the world.Allison has written four influential books that have shaped the nonprofit landscape, the latest of which is "The Smart Nonprofit: Staying Human Centered in an Automated World” with Beth Kanter. She currently serves as the President of Every.org, a fundraising platform that brings joy and meaning to causes and donors. 

DonorSearch AI: Scott Rosenkrans

Scott Rosenkrans is a leader in AI for nonprofit fundraising as the Chief Data Scientist of DonorSearch AI. He spearheads a data science team developing custom machine learning models to enhance fundraising for nonprofits around the world. With over a decade of nonprofit and data modeling experience, his work has not only improved fundraising outcomes but has also set a standard for the integration of AI in philanthropic strategies.

Scott's dedication to ethical AI practices and passion for impact have earned recognition, including Fast Company's World Changing Ideas award. His Master's in Counseling Psychology complements his technical acumen, providing a unique perspective on quantifying philanthropic motivation. As a Fundraising.AI founding member and co-host of the Fundraising.AI Podcast, he continues driving innovation and positive change through beneficial and responsible AI in the nonprofit sector.

The Ajayi Effect: Dupe Ajayi

Dupe Ajayi's professional journey is a testament to the transformative power of marketing harnessed for positive change, guided by an unwavering commitment to equity. Her work as a storyteller and marketer spans esteemed organizations, including impactful roles at Girls Who Code, Airbnb.org, ABC News, the Brooklyn Public Library, Bank of America, The Raben Group, The City of New York’s Housing Authority, MTV, BET, Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality, Mary J. Blige, and Rent the Runway’s Project Entrepreneur. Each experience contributed to her multifaceted expertise, honing her ability to communicate narratives that resonate and drive change. If equity isn't involved, she won't be.

Speakers
Nathan Chappell
Nathan Chappell
Senior Vice President and Chief AI Officer @ DonorSearch AI
Gayle Roberts
Gayle Roberts
Chief Development Officer @ Larkin Street Youth
Jody Britten
Jody Britten
Head of Research and Innovation @ Team4Tech
Woodrow Rosenbaum
Woodrow Rosenbaum
Chief Data Officer @ GivingTuesday
Allison Fine
Allison Fine
President @ Every.org
Scott Rosenkrans
Scott Rosenkrans
Chief Data Scientist & Associate Vice President @ DonorSearch AI
Anne Murphy
Anne Murphy
CEO @ AI Empowered Fundraiser Group
Dupé Ajayi
Dupé Ajayi
Social Impact Marketing Lead @ The Ajayi Effect
Agenda
11:00 PM, GMT
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11:55 PM, GMT
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Roundtable Discussion with Panel
Scott Rosenkrans
Allison Fine
Woodrow Rosenbaum
Jody Britten
Gayle Roberts
Nathan Chappell
Dupé Ajayi
11:55 PM, GMT
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12:20 AM, GMT+1
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Panel and Community Q&A
12:20 AM, GMT +1
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12:25 AM, GMT+1
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12:55 AM, GMT+1
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