Event Recap: AFP LEAD 2019 and AFP IDEA: Women’s Impact Summit
In early October, the Association of Fundraising Professionals had a momentous (and educational!) weekend in Phoenix, Ariz.
On October 3, AFP LEAD took the stage to host emerging fundraisers and AFP chapter leaders for special pre-conference content. Hundreds more attendees joined those emerging fundraisers and AFP chapter leaders on October 4 as AFP LEAD officially kicked off, bringing key speakers forward to host impactful, emotional and beneficial sessions, focusing on growth and wellness, gearing attendees up to take their next steps as leaders within the sector.
While AFP LEAD came to a close on October 5, the energy and momentum was carried into the ever-important and inaugural AFP IDEA: Women’s Impact Summit. The culmination of work done by Tycely Williams, CFRE, Rachel Hutchisson and those dedicated to empowering women within the nonprofit sector, the Summit highlighted, discussed and advanced discussed key issues affecting women with presentations and speakers offering solutions, guidance and inspiration to change the narrative and advance gender equity.
A weekend filled with energy, emotion, education and passion, take a look at just a few of the highlights below, and read what people had to say on social media:
Thank you to each and every one of our speakers, sponsors and attendees for not only attending the event and bringing such positive energy to Phoenix, but for committing yourselves to fundraising, empowerment and change.