De Pree Leadership Panels

Thanks to our expert panelists for their thought-provoking  presentations and an  engaged audience for a stimulating discussion. It was a great way to spend a Friday morning!

Both panel videos are on this page. Scroll down for panelists’ names and bios.

The Max De Pree Center hosted these panels in conjunction with our De Pree Leadership Lunch featuring Jacquelline Fuller of Google.org and Eric Stowe of Splash.

Women in Leadership in Nonprofits and Corporate Philanthropy

Introduced by Jacquelline Fuller of Google.org.

Innovation and Technology in Nonprofits and Corporate Philanthropy

Introduced by Eric Stowe of Splash.

 
Panelist Bios

Women in Leadership in Nonprofits and Corporate Philanthropy Panel

Introduced by
Jacquelline Fuller, Director, Charitable Giving and Advocacy, Google.org

Jacquelline Fuller leads Google’s charitable giving which includes a +$100 million yearly budget for projects in support of education, development, disaster relief and clean energy. Jacquelline joined Google in 2007 to help launch Google.org,  and directs Google’s advocacy on sustainability and Google.org. Jacquelline previously served as Deputy Director of Global Health at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, where she was a member of the senior management team for eight years. In 2004-2005, Jacquelline and her family moved to Delhi, India where she helped to launch a $300 million health initiative for the Gates Foundation. Prior experience includes serving as speechwriter to U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, Dr. Louis Sullivan. Jacquelline ghostwrote the inspirational autobiography, “Never Forget” by Kay Coles James. She received her BA in political science from UCLA and a Masters in Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard. She serves on the boards of World Vision and the Eastern Congo Initiative. Read a Huffington Post interview with Jacquelline on the 2012 Google Global Impact Awards.

Panelists
Mariana Amatullo, Vice President, Designmatters Department, Art Center College of Design

Mariana Amatullo founded Designmatters at Art Center College of Design, based in Pasadena, California in 2001. As the lead of the program, and at the helm of the Designmatters Concentration in art and design for social impact, she develops strategic educational partnerships and oversees a portfolio of research collaborations, communication campaigns, exhibitions and publications that enhance Art Center’s commitment to be at the forefront of international design education and contribute solutions to humanitarian issues of critical urgency. In 2012 Fast Company magazine listed Amatullo as one of their “Design 50.”

Madeline Di Nonno, Executive Director, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

Madeline Di Nonno is the Executive Director of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media and its programming arm See Jane,  the leading non-profit working with the entertainment and media community to improve gender diversity in children’s entertainment through research based programs. Madeline leads the Institute’s strategic direction and brings over 25 years experience in media,  marketing and business development in the entertainment,  digital media and consumer packaged goods industries. Founded in 2004, the Institute’s mission is to transform how the entertainment community depicts children in its content, sensitize the industry on gender portrayals and reduce stereotyping in entertainment and media targeting children 11 and under. Previously, Madeline served as President and CEO of On The Scene Productions, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Marketing for Anchor Bay Entertainment/Starz Media, Head of Marketing for Echo Bridge Home Entertainment, Executive Vice President and GM for Nielsen EDI, Senior Vice President, Marketing Alliances and Digital media at the Hallmark Channel, Vice President, Strategic Marketing at Universal Studios Home Video, and at ABC Television Network.

Christy Tennant Krispin, Algumwood Consulting [moderator]

Christy Tennant Krispin is founder of Algumwood Consulting and an independent contractor with Christianity Today International and the Max De Pree Center for Leadership. She has previously worked as an actor and as a public relations and social media consultant to the International Arts Movement, as well as the host and producer of their IAM Conversations.

Toni Nicole Walker, Associate Dean, School of Intercultural Studies, Fuller Theological Seminary

Toni Nicole Walker has over fifteen years of experience working in the nonprofit sector. Currently, as the Associate Dean of the School of Intercultural Studies at Fuller Theological Seminary, she oversees educational effectiveness, resource and personnel management serving over 600 certificate, masters, and doctoral degree students, strategic business planning, fundraising, and community outreach and collaboration. Toni has served several non-profit organizations including the Urban League where she assisted executive directors, boards, and staff to strengthen their organizational practices and productivity by implementing proven business strategies and offering expertise on best practices in the nonprofit sector. She serves as a board member of Viva, an international NGO focused on building global networks between ministries and organizations that care for children.

 

Innovation and Technology in Nonprofits and Corporate Philanthropy Panel

Introduced by
Eric Stowe, Founder and Director, Splash

Eric Stowe believes that every child has a right to clean water—and he has built an innovative, scalable approach to act on that belief. Since founding Splash in 2006, Stowe has developed a highly effective model to ensure safe water for urban children living at the intersection of these two streets: “greatest degrees of poverty” and “worst water quality conditions.” Leveraging world-class water purification technology, sustainable monitoring and maintenance, excellent people, and a rigorous commitment to transparency, Splash will soon announce that every orphanage in China has safe drinking water. Stowe’s team will then demonstrate how they are customizing their approach for 15 more countries in Asia and East Africa. Stowe is a 2012 AmericanExpress NGen Fellow, 2012 PopTech Social Innovation Fellow, and a Puget Sound Business Journal “40 Under 40” honoree.

Panelists
Jacquelline Fuller, Director, Charitable Giving and Advocacy, Google.org

Jacquelline Fuller leads Google’s charitable giving which includes a +$100 million yearly budget for projects in support of education, development, disaster relief and clean energy. Jacquelline joined Google in 2007 to help launch Google.org,  and directs Google’s advocacy on sustainability and Google.org. Jacquelline previously served as Deputy Director of Global Health at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, where she was a member of the senior management team for eight years. In 2004-2005, Jacquelline and her family moved to Delhi, India where she helped to launch a $300 million health initiative for the Gates Foundation. Prior experience includes serving as speechwriter to U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, Dr. Louis Sullivan. Jacquelline ghostwrote the inspirational autobiography, “Never Forget” by Kay Coles James. She received her BA in political science from UCLA and a Masters in Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard. She serves on the boards of World Vision and the Eastern Congo Initiative. Read a Huffington Post interview with Jacquelline on the 2012 Google Global Impact Awards.

Penny Herscovitch, co-leader of the award-winning Safe Agua project

Penny Herscovitch is a Los Angeles-based designer and design-educator. She co-leads the design studio, Padlab, and teaches at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA. Padlab’s work encompasses materials research & innovation, illumination and spatial installation design. She has lectured and taught internationally, with work published extensively. Penny conducts research and writes for renowned institutions and firms, including Morphosis Architects. She has co-lead international collaborations including the award-winning Safe Agua project, initiated in 2009 between Art Center’s Designmatters and the Innovation Center of NGO Techo.

Doug McConnell, Provost, Fuller Theological Seminary

C. Douglas McConnell assumed the role of provost and senior vice president of Fuller on July 1, 2011. He joined Fuller in 1999 as associate professor of leadership and was then named dean of the School of Intercultural Studies in 2003, a position he held until his appointment as provost. McConnell and his wife, Janna, spent 15 years as missionaries in Australia and Papua New Guinea with Asia Pacific Christian Mission (APCM, now PIONEERS). From 1992 to 1998, he was an associate professor and chair of the Department of Missions/Intercultural Studies and Evangelism at Wheaton College. Prior to coming to Fuller, McConnell served as the first international director of PIONEERS, from 1998 to 2003. As dean of Fuller’s School of Intercultural Studies, McConnell established a new program focusing on mission to children at risk, which engages in research on missional responses to the plight of children globally and equips leaders in this growing field.

Gideon Strauss, Executive Director, Max De Pree Center [moderator]

Before joining the Max De Pree Center for Leadership, Gideon’s work included editing Comment magazine for the think tank Cardus and Capital Commentary for the Center for Public Justice (CPJ). Gideon also served CPJ as CEO. As executive director of the De Pree Center, Gideon is responsible for ensuring that the Center really does act as a “catalyst for the truly human practice of work, leadership, and organizational life.”