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Explore ways that your funding can build a more vibrant, meaningful, inclusive, interconnected, creative and compassionate world.

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Sunday, March 17 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Making Networks Work

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Why should networks matter to you as someone invested in Jewish life? Apply the general concepts from the opening keynote presentation and explore how strong networks amplify and enrich Jewish life. In this highly participatory session, you will hear examples of how funders can make network-building a central strategy of their grantmaking, and work with colleagues on how to apply these lessons to your own funding.


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Seth Cohen

Director of Network Initiatives, Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation
Seth Cohen is the director of network initiatives for the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation. He leads the Foundation's global efforts to identify, connect and support networks of young Jewish adults in order to help them create Jewish experiences and communities for themselves and their peers. Based in Atlanta, Seth also holds numerous volunteer leadership positions in his local and national Jewish community, including serving as the... Read More →
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James Fowler

Professor, University of California San Diego
James Fowler is a professor at the University of California, San Diego, whose research interests and expertise include social networks, behavioral economics, evolutionary game theory, political participation, the evolution of cooperation, and the genetic basis of political behavior. James has published over 40 articles in a wide range of multidisciplinary and social science journals, including Nature, Science, and New England Journal of Medicine... Read More →
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Adene Sacks

Philanthropic Consultant
Adene Sacks is a philanthropic advisor and nonprofit strategist whose interests center on network-centric grantmaking and organizational growth strategies. From 2007–2012, Adene served as the founding senior program officer at the Jim Joseph Foundation. Her public writing explores how funders can be better catalysts of innovation and how networks can be leveraged to amplify organizational impact. In 2011, Adene was honored to receive the... Read More →


Sunday March 17, 2013 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Palm Room Beverly Hilton

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