Past Participants

Past Participants in the Course in Exponential Fundraising

2013 CEF Participants

Mark Arnoldy Executive Director, Nyaya Health
Blakely Braniff Director of Development, Blue School
Amy Clark Partnerships Leader, Ashoka United States
Andrew Cyr Artistic Director/ Conductor, Metropolis Ensemble
Sol Echeverria Executive Director, CALI Foundation
Debra Eschmeyer Co-Founder and Vice President of Policy and Partnerships, FoodCorps
Zack Exley Chief Revenue Officer, Wikimedia Foundation
Giyoun Kim Acting Executive Director, Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA)
Debra Montanino Chief Development Officer, Communities In Schools
Alexis Morin Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director, Students for Education Reform
Lucia Nadar Executive Director, Conectas Direitos Humanos
Ben Paul President and CEO, After-School All-Stars
Vivian Newman Pont Deputy Director, Dejusticia
Carolyn Ramo Executive Director, Artadia
Edwin Rekosh Executive Director, PILnet: The Global Network for Public Interest Law
Joel Rose Co-Founder and CEO, New Classrooms Innovation Partners
Seth Rosen Managing Director of Development, Gay Men's Health Crisis
Eric Stowe Founder & Executive Director, Splash
Jill Vialet CEO/Founder, Playworks
Christine Wilson Founder/Board Vice Chair, Antigua International School, Antigua, Guatemala
Jocelyn Wyatt Executive Director,

2012 CEF Participants

David Angel President, Clark University
Chris Balme Co-Founder and CEO, Spark
Adam Braun Founder/Executive Director, Pencils of Promise
Barbara Bush CEO and Co-Founder, Global Health Corps
Esther Cohen Chief Operating Officer, Episcopal Relief & Development
Erica Di Bona Board Member and Trustee, Rhode Island School of Design
Ingeborg Haavardsson Executive Director, PRE, Peace Research Institute Oslo
Lars Jahns Senior Vice President, Advancement, Robin Hood
Jordan Kassalow Founder and CEO, VisionSpring
Spencer Kympton President, The Mission Continues
Geoffrey MacDougall Head of Development, Mozilla Foundation
Sydney Morris Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Educators for Excellence
Reid Saaris Executive Director, Equal Opportunity Schools
Michael Schreiber Managing Director, GBCHealth
Laura Segura-Mueller Director, Alliances, X Prize Foundation
Lawson Shadburn Chief Operating Officer, Turnaround for Children, Inc.
Lorna Solis Founder and CEO, Blue Rose Compass
William Spear President and Founder, Fortunate Blessings Foundation, Inc.
Louise Walsh Director, Artsupport Australia
Christina Williams Director of Development and Finance, MIT Media Lab
Patrick Willingham Executive Director, The Public Theater

2011 CEF Participants

Yvette Alberdingk Thijm Executive Director, WITNESS
Aviva Argote Executive Director, Hauser Institute for Civil Society, Harvard University
Jeremy Barnicle Chief Development Officer/Chief Communications Officer, Mercy Corps
Charles Best CEO,
Valerie Broadie Director of Development, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.
Roger Brown President, Berklee College of Music
Richard Buery President and Chief Executive Officer, The Children’s Aid Society
Alexander Chanoff Founder and Executive Director, RefugePoint
Nick Ehrmann CEO and Founder, Blue Engine
Sylvia Ferrell-Jones President and CEO, YWCA Boston
Matt Goldman Co-Founder, Blue Man Group and Blue School
Suzanne Helm Vice President, Development, Council on Foreign Relations
Sarah Holewinski Executive Director, CIVIC
Joichi Ito Executive Director, MIT Media Lab
Audrey Levitin Director of Development, Innocence Project
John Maeda President, Rhode Island School of Design
Alexander McLean Director General, African Prisons Project
Kate Roberts Founder and Vice President, YouthAIDS/PSI
Kenneth Watkins Director of Philanthropy, The Australian Ballet
Robert Weiss Vice Chairman and President, X PRIZE Foundation
David Wish Executive Director, Founder, Little Kids Roc

“Exponential Fundraising has been instrumental in getting me from not liking fundraising to actually enjoying it. And I do enjoy it now.”

:: Joi Ito Executive Director, MIT Media Lab