AFP Emerging Leaders Virtual Workshop 2023

Leadership and Teams: Boards and Volunteers
Career Development: Your Fundraising Career

Calling all emerging leaders and young professionals. Join us online for this exciting half-day conference geared toward helping you develop your fundraising skillset and advance your career. We’ll cover topics related to virtual stewardship and donor engagement, how to craft a strong development plan and more!

November 14, 2023 | 11 AM – 4 PM EST
Pricing is $139 USD for members and $209 USD for non-members.

Eligible for 4 CFRE Education Points (pending)

Session topics will include:

  • Legacy Giving and Gifts of Assets: What every Fundraiser Needs to Know
  • Grants, Equity & Relationships – Diversification in Grant Writing
  • The Transfer of Wealth: Baby boomers are transferring significant wealth to their children with different views of giving and holding organizations accountable
  • Managing Boards and Organization Leadership

Meet the Facilitator:

With more than 10 years of experience in nonprofit work, Landis Erwin has realized her passion for helping communities thrive. She joined Crossroads in 2019 as the Director of Development, coming from an extensive background of event fundraising, capital campaign design, individual and corporate relationships, program development, and marketing through numerous media platforms. She is now putting that knowledge to use as the Executive Director of the Apartment Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh where she leading the organization through community outreach, strategic planning, and lobbying for safe housing for multi-family living.

Landis earned a Bachelor’s Degree in journalism communications with a leadership minor from Gannon University, as well as a Master’s Degree in organizational leadership and project management from Geneva College.

Landis is a member of several professional organizations, including the AFP Western PA Chapter, AFP Conference Education Advisory Committee, Pittsburgh Young Professionals, and was recently recognized as a Class of 2023 Pittsburgh 40 Under 40 honoree. She also volunteers as a college coach and community mentor to high school seniors. In her free time, she is often found with her fiancé and puppy going hiking, reading, ballroom dancing and traveling.


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