Position Yourself: 4 Women Discuss their Careers and Leadership in Corporate Philanthropy

Monday, September 16, 2013 -
4:00pm to 6:30pm EDT
Philanthropy New York, 4th Floor, 79 Fifth Avenue, NYC
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Never before on the same panel, Lynn Stekas, Chris Park, Jasmine Thomas and Hildy Simmons are joining forces on September 16th at Philanthropy New York. What do they have in common? They are all emerging, current, or recent innovative and cutting edge leaders in the field of corporate philanthropy.
Come hear former CEO Lynn talk about her honest reflections on the field and how to position yourself within the corporation, Chris share her insights as a current leader and how she got to where she is, and Jasmine’s path that has put her on this trajectory. Former leader in the corporate philanthropy field, Hildy will be moderating the conversation, weaving in audience participation. This energizing discussion is one you won’t want to miss!
Part of Philanthropy New York’s Corporate Grantmakers Series.
This program is "Partially Open."


  • Chris Park, President, New York Life Foundation
  • Hildy Simmons (Moderator), Trustee, Mary J. Hutchins Foundation, Inc.; former VP at the Morgan Guaranty Trust Company of New York
  • Lynn Stekas, Consultant, Philanthropy New York; former President, MONY Foundation
  • Jasmine Thomas, Program Officer, Citi Foundation

Designed For

Professionals at corporate foundations or corporate giving programs. Philanthropy New York members interested in corporate philanthropy are also welcome.