MARCH 8: NEW PHILANTHROPISTS event features Michael Smith of My Brother’s Keeper

Join us on Tuesday, March 8, as we hear from invited guest, Michael Smith, to talk about the importance of diversity and leadership in the social sector.

Michael Smith, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director of Cabinet Affairs for the My Brother's Keeper has his picture taken during the White House Commissioned Officer portrait session in the EEOB of the White House, Feb. 24, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy) This photograph is provided by THE WHITE HOUSE as a courtesy and may be printed by the subject(s) in the photograph for personal use only. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not otherwise be reproduced, disseminated or broadcast, without the written permission of the White House Photo Office. This photograph may not be used in any commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.
(Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

THE NEW PHILANTHROPISTS
featuring

MICHAEL SMITH
Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director of Cabinet Affairs for My Brother’s Keeper at the White House

TUESDAY, MARCH 9
3 – 4:30 PMKRLU STUDIO 6A
2504 Whitis Ave, Austin, TX 78712

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Smith, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director of Cabinet Affairs for My Brother’s Keeper at the White House, will share his insights as a man of color in the social sector and the difference a diverse and inclusive board can make in the community.

Austin Mayor Steve Adler will provide welcome remarks, and GivingCity founder, Monica Maldonado Williams, will lead a Q&A session with Smith. The event will be held at KLRU’s historic Studio 6A on the UT-Austin campus.

The event is part of the New Philanthropists Speaker Series, intended to stir the conversation around racial diversity of nonprofit boards. The first event of this series happened on July 28, 2015, and featured nine local panelists from leading social and civic organizations offering their takes on the state of diversity and what nonprofit boards can do about it. See some of their recommendations here, “8 Ways to Increase Board Diversity.”

Please join us for the free and informative event.

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