Discuss Digital Philanthropy on Nov. 10th

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Our increasingly digital world is poised to revolutionize philanthropy — shifting the idea of “giving” from top-dollar-donations-only to more decentralized efforts of community-based charity. This change can be seen in new platforms that enable everyday acts of giving.

Join us for a panel discussion on “Digital Philanthropy,” which will explore this emerging landscape. What are its obstacles and opportunities? What does it mean for the charitable world, as a whole? And, most importantly, what can you do to help? Join us on November 10th.

  • 6:30pm-6:45pm Networking
  • 6:50-7:30pm Panel
  • 7:30-7:45pm: Audience Q&A
  • 8:00-8:30pm: Networking

About the Panelists

Maxwell Zorick Photo

Social Impact Manager,
General Assembly

Maxwell is the Social Impact Manager at General Assembly, where he focuses on programs that enable affordable and accessible education, contribute to a diverse tech talent pipeline, and promote social mobility through careers in tech. Prior to GA, he was the Partnerships Manager at Purpose, a strategy consultancy and creative agency that works on progressive social issues, and the Senior Aide & Project Manager in the Office of Sean Eldridge and Chris Hughes, where he coordinated their political and nonprofit giving.

Sam Slaughter Photo

Vice President of Content,

Sam Slaughter is the Vice President of Content at Contently, and the Chairman of the Contently Foundation, a non-profit that funds investigative reporting in the public interest. He’s a long-time journalist whose written for The New York Times, Village Voice, and Mashable among others.

Sabrina Pourmand Photo

Vice President of Key Relationships,
charity: water

Sabrina is a Silicon Valley native who’s lived in Peru, Haiti and Jordan. She has a Masters in Nonprofit Administration and has spent more than ten years working in international and domestic aid and development. More than anything, the proud American Filipersian (Filipino mom, Iranian dad) loves dance parties with her nieces and nephews and reliving her glory days as a competitive soccer player.

Ombeline Picquet Photo

Partnerships & Events Manager,

Ombeline is the Partnerships & Events Manager at DonorsChoose.org, a crowdfunding platform for US public school teachers. In her current role, Ombeline develops and executes marketing partnerships focusing on leading campaigns that build DonorsChoose.org’s brand awareness and drive dollars to support classrooms. Prior to her work on marketing partnerships, Ombeline collected and analyzed data to help streamline corporate partnerships and guide the team’s prospecting and renewal strategy.


Julia Levy, Founder, has a decade of development experience, including working for a philanthropist, a small nonprofit and now a large nonprofit. She has raised significant dollars for numerous causes, from education to religion and from donors of all ages. Julia holds a Certificate in Fundraising from NYU’s Heyman Center for Philanthropy and an undergraduate degree from Cornell University. Julia has taught fundraising workshops, most recently at Brooklyn Brainery and coached development professionals.

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