Charity Speakers – USA

People who do not identify as White or Male


Tycely Williams: Vice President of Development at YWCA USA – @tycely


Kristal M. Johnson: CEO of FundJoy LLC – @kristalspeaks

Leadershio and Change Management

Kishana Palmer: Speaker, Educator, Trainer, Coach and Recovering Fundraiser – you can view her website here – @Kishshana Palmer

Kishana said, “When I speak, every person in the room is not just inspired but ready to take action when they walk out the door.

Marketing, Brand and Communications

Antionette Kerr: CEO at The Write Folks/Bold & Bright Media –

Charrosé King: Digital Marketing and Communications Specialist at Howard University – @CharroseCK

Marlene Oliveira: Founder at MarCommunity – @mo_flow

White people who do not identify as Male

Academic Experts

Kirsten Bullock, CEO of Bullock Consulting – @kirstenbullock

Chief Executives, Exec Directors and Founders

Alison Rapping, CEO at Arouet Foundation – @AlisonRapping

Hildy Gottleib, Founder, Creating the Future – @HildyGottlieb

Rachel Muir, Nonprofit Founder and Trainer at – @RachelMuir

Sarai Johnson, Coach, Lean Nonprofit – @beleannonprofit


Andrea Vahl, Social Media Strategist at Andrea Vahl, Inc – @AndreaVahl

Beth Kanter, Trainer at – @kanter

Erin Troia, Market Activator at University of Denver – @erintroia

Jo Miles, President at Jo Miles Digital – @josmiles

Julia Campbell, Julia is a consultant and works with small and mid-size charities. She specialises in digital storytelling, social media, communications – @JuliaCSocial or Julia’s LinkedIn profile


A.J. Steinberg, Principal at Queen Bee Fundraising – @QueenBeeMalibu

Amy Eisenstien, Principal at – @AmyEisenstein

Amy Liefer, President at Prosper Advising, Inc. – @Amy_Liefer

Andrea Kihlstedt, President at Capital Campaing Masters – @AndreaKihlstedt

Ann Rosenfield, Executive Director at Charitably Speaking and Editor at Hilborn Charity eNews – @AnnBRosenfield

Cindy Wagman, President and CEO at The Good Partnership – @cindy.wagman

Erica Waasdorp, President at A Direct Solution – @ericawaasdorp

Gail Perry, Philanthropy Expert at Fired-Up Fundraising – @GailPerrync

Jenny Mitchell, Chief Visionary Officer at Chavender – @jennychavender

Kathie Kramer Ryan, Principal at Arroyo Fundraising, LLC – @KathieKRyan

Kristin Steele, Owner/Strategist at Swaim Strategies – @SwaimStrategies

Linda Lysakowski, Author and Acquisition Editor for The GENIUS Press – @LLysakowskiLLC

Lori L. Jacobwith, CEO at Ignited Fundraising – @LJacobwith

Rachel Ramjattan, President, Nonprofits Plus LLC & Senior Advisor for Impact & Sustainability at Network for Good – @RachelNPP

Samantha Swaim, Owner/Strategic Director at Swaim Strategies – @SwaimStrategies

Sandy Rees, Founder and Chief Encouragement Officer at Get Fully Funded – @SandyRees

Tammy Zonker, Fundraising Strategist at Fundraising Transformed – @TammyZonker

Tina Cincotti, Founder of Funding Change – @TinaFCC


Emily Davis, President at Emily Davis Consulting – @AskEmilyD


Betsy Baker, Senior Advisor at the Small Business Development Center – @GrantWritersAid

Deborah H. Leonard, President, DH Leonard Consulting & Grant Writing Services – @dianehleonard

Jo Miller, Owner and Managing Director of SmartEGrants – @jomillergc

Julia Reich, Visual Communicator at Stone Soup Creative – @juliareich

Sheri Chaney Jones, President at Measurement Resources Company – @MRCCEO


Shanon Doolittle, Chief Fundraising Strategist at Shanon Doolittle + Co. – @sldoolittle

Leadership and Change Management

Carrie Rice, Co-founder of Project Donor Love/President at Carrie Rice Consulting – @CarrieRiceSF

Katrina VanHuss, CEO at Turnkey –  @KatrinaTurnkey

Loretta Donovan, President at iAttain – @LorettaDonovan

Mazarine Treyz, CEO at Wild Woman Fundraising – @wildwomanfund

Meghan Godorov, Founder at Meghan Godorov Consulting – @MeganGodorov

Simone P. Joyaux, Owner at Joyaux Associates – @spjoyaux

Susan Detwiler, President at The Detwiler Group – @SusanDetwiler

Legacy Management

Laura Roser, CEO at Paragon Road – @LauraRoser

Marketing, Brand and Communications

Cara Silletto, President & Chief Retention Officer at Crescendo Strategies – @CrescendoHR

Cindy Marie Jenkins, Communications and Marketing Director at North Carolina’s Women’s Theatre Festival – @cindymariej

Kivi Leroux Miller, Founder and CEO at Nonprofit Marketing Guide – @kivilm

Kristin Sukraw, President at Reliant Studios – @kristinsukraw

Lauren Girardin, Communications Consultant at Lauren Girardin Consulting – @girardinl

Sue Kindred, Founder at SK Consulting – @StorytellingRVA

Have you been inspired by a speaker who is not on this list? Let us know.

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