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Tuesday, March 19 • 8:00am - 9:00am
Local Change, Global Impact: Strategies and Tools for Philanthropic Innovation and Collaboration

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Open to all conference participants interested in learning about how to turn local conversations into action, this breakfast is a follow-up to "Innovation to Transformation: Changing Jewish L.A., Changing L.A. Jewishly," a Jumpstart/JFN summit for a peer group of philanthropists and foundation professionals committed to making the world's fourth-largest Jewish city a global center for 21st-century Jewish creativity and community—here at home, across the country, in Israel, and around the world. We'll discuss the specific strategies and tools that emerged from the summit, including insights for funders interested in advancing innovation and collaboration in their own communities.


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avatar for Lisa Zola Greer

Lisa Zola Greer

Lisa Zola Greer is an active philanthropist, investor and volunteer who has spent most of her career in executive leadership roles with both corporations and startups, including Universal Studios, NBC and others. She is a commissioner of the Beverly Hills Cultural Heritage Commission, and serves on the boards of Make-a-Wish of Greater Los Angeles, Big Sunday, and the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles. Lisa and her husband Joshua recently... Read More →
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Shawn Landres

Co-Founder, Jumpstart
Shawn Landres co-founded Jumpstart in 2008. His work has earned wide recognition, from the White House to the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, CNN.com, GOOD Magazine, and Fast.Co.Exist. The Forward named Shawn among the 50 most influential American Jewish leaders, and last year, he received a Ted Comet Exemplar Award, given once every four years for "outstanding leadership and furthering international cooperation benefiting the Jewish... Read More →
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Adam Miller

Chair, Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation
Adam Miller is founder and CEO of talent management software leader Cornerstone OnDemand, and also the chair of the Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation, which leverages Cornerstone's expertise, solutions and partner ecosystem to help empower communities through education, workforce development and disaster relief. An Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2011 award winner, Adam also was named the Southern California Technology Association's CEO of... Read More →
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Saba Soomekh

Visiting Professor, California State University, Northridge
Saba Soomekh is a researcher and lecturer in religious studies, women's studies and Middle Eastern history. She is the project coordinator of the highly regarded exhibition at the Fowler Museum at UCLA, Light and Shadows: The Story of Iranian Jews. From LMU to AJC, Saba teaches and writes extensively on world religions, gender, and the geo-politics of Israel and Iran. Her book, From the Shahs to Los Angeles: Three Generations of Iranian Jewish... Read More →


Tuesday March 19, 2013 8:00am - 9:00am
Palm Room Beverly Hilton

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