Announcing Theme and Speakers of Global Giving 2022

Join fundraisers from around the world at Global Giving 2022, a brand new online conference from 15th-17th November 2021.


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Speakers include:

Nick Booth, MVO, CEO, True Patriot Love Foundation in Canada

Nick Booth is a seasoned senior executive with extensive experience in the nonprofit industry and a wealth of knowledge in mental health, military and Veteran issues.

Prior to his role at True Patriot Love Foundation, Nick was founding CEO of The Royal Foundation, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry’s primary charitable vehicle, which he led from 2010 to 2017. In this role, he was responsible for overseeing the philanthropic activities of Their Royal Highnesses, including initiating both the Invictus Games and the Heads Together mental health program.

Nick has spent over 30 years in the charitable sector, working in senior roles in both the UK and USA, including the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children and Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. He is also a senior advisor to Special Olympics International, a Director of the Manchester United Foundation, and advisor on the UK’s new military rehabilitation centre. Nick was appointed to The Royal Victorian Order by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in the 2017 New Year Honours.

Yasmeen Hassan, Global Executive Director of Equality Now in the US

Yasmeen has spent her career eradicating gender discrimination in the law and advocating for the rights of women and girls across the globe. Driven by her experiences as a girl growing up in Pakistan, Yasmeen Hassan has become a leading legal voice in the global women’s rights movement.

She has decades of experience advising international bodies, such as the United Nations, on gender and the law and is a fierce gender equality advocate. 

As Global Executive Director, Yasmeen has utilized strategic litigation in cases of incestgang rapefemale genital mutilation (FGM), and child marriage. These cases have led to precedent-setting judgments and resulted in international and national legal reform.

She was also the editor of the first ever report on sex discriminatory laws around the globe that was launched in 2000.  Since then the repeal of sex discriminatory laws has become the key issue for the United Nations and part of the Sustainable development Goals and has also been a priority issue for the World Bank.  Equality Now’s advocacy has resulted in the repeal of over 50 sex discriminatory laws.

Samir Farrag, Director of Strategic Partnerships at Queen Rania Foundation

Samir has over a decade of advancement experience and currently leads Strategic Partnerships at the Queen Rania Foundation for Education and Development (QRF). QRF is on a mission to support and elevate the education ecosystem in Jordan and the MENA region.

He joined QRF from Graham-Pelton Consulting where as a Senior Consultant, he worked with non-profits’ volunteer and executive leadership to accelerate their fundraising programmes and provide counsel on transformational gift opportunities, which included the University of Portsmouth, King’s College London, International Crisis Group and Trinity Hall, Cambridge.
From his roles at the UN Refugee Agency, London Business School, SOAS, and King’s College London, Samir has built significant experience delivering advancement programmes in the UK, US, Asia, and Middle East. Having delivered event, volunteer, and communication programmes at all scales, Samir has been trusted to manage these institutions’ most senior volunteers and stakeholders.

Angelica Pino, Grants Manager and Capacity Strengthening Specialist at The Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI), LATAM

Angelica Pino is a feminist lawyer with extensive experience in gender-based violence and gender equality. She started her work in the human rights field in Chile in the 80s, while the country was under General Pinochet’s dictatorship. She worked as a lawyer in women’s rights NGOs providing counselling and legal advice to women survivors of gender-based violence, as well as conducting training and research on women and the law.

After the democratisation of the country, Angelica joined the Ministry of Justice to work in a Legal Aid Project, where she coordinated mobile Legal Information Centres in townships. Angelica moved to South Africa in 1994, where she has worked in several women’s rights organisations and initiatives managing programmes on feminist networks and on gender-based violence, including: Lolapress international feminist magazine; Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation,  Gender Links and Sonke Gender Justice.  She holds an LLB from the University of Chile and an LLM from the University of the Witwatersrand.

Victoria Sloan, Director of Development (Faculty of Medicine and health) University of Sydney

Sam Kayongo, Director, IFC Uganda

Sam has worked for 2 decades as a community development worker. After graduating from the historical university of Makerere in East Africa with a Bachelors degree in Social Work and a Masters in management; He started off his career as a Manager in the nascent local Government system in Uganda, and later took on a Fundraiser position with the Lutheran church in Tanzania.

Sam has had a decade of successful performance as a fundraiser in Tanzania doing grant solicitations, organising fundraising events and has a hands on experience with projects implementation in fields of agriculture transformation, WASH, micro-finance , culture, gender equality and disability rehabilitation. Over the past 5 years, Sam has undertaken intensive fundraising consultancy work to support non-profits on funding growth; assessing funding systems, training organisational staffs, supporting strategy development and other advisory services for NGOs. Currently Sam is based in Uganda- Eastern Africa working as part of a team of fundraising consultants operating in four continents under the International Fundraising Consultancy-IFC.

Francesca Mineo, Director, IFC Italy

Founder and Director of IFC Italy, she has specialized in London at the Institute of Fundraising and BBC Training & Development. Specialisms include Corporate fundraising, major donor engagements, PR & media relations, editorial projects.

IFC Italy has worked with Agenzia per il terzo Settore, CIAI, Fondazione Benedetta d’Intino, Fondazione Marcegaglia, Agenzia per il Terzo Settore.

Before her career in consultancy, she has worked for European Commission (Public Relations Unit, Joint Research Centre) and has 16 years of experience working in nonprofit organizations in health care (Aned – dialysis and transplanted patiens, Aiutiamoli – mental health), international cooperation (Intervita, AiBi – Amici dei Bambini) and culture (Alg – Journalists Association). For these organizations she was responsible for various aspects of strategic communication, including social marketing initiatives, web content management, profit-nonprofit partnerships and awareness campaigns.

Laurence Pagnoni, Director, IFC USA

As career fundraiser, Laurence has a very unique and specific vision. For over thirty years his executive leadership has been dedicated to fundraising planning. His focus is on the critical intersection between strategic planning and fundraising planning, to enable the agencies with which he works to reach the next level in their fundraising capabilities.

Once their new revenue has been secured, each non-profit has been able to meaningfully improve the quality of their constituents’ lives and more fully achieve the mission they’ve dedicated themselves to serving.

He has supported hundreds of non-profits by developing strong revenue engines for them that work in sync with their organizational cultures. He has trained staff and boards of directors, and used non-profit programs’ outcome evaluation data to convincingly make the case for funding support. He has recruited and hired three chief executives, twenty development officers, two controllers and twenty-two program or division directors.

Jim De, Director, IFC India

Himadri “Jim” De has more than 20 years of experience in management of programmes and coordinating social services in Asia. Jim is a post graduate (MBA) in Management from Chifley Business School, Australia, and La Trobe University, Australia. He also has been trained at the Management Development Foundation in the Netherlands, for Project Management.

He has worked extensively on more than 35 programmes in India, and another 15 programmes in Indonesia covering a wide range of services. He has also served with the Government of Delhi as part of a team to ensure quality care for children in institutions.

Jim has travelled extensively through the length and breadth of India, visiting and training organizational leaders on programme management and leadership, programme implementation, as well as understanding the need for sustainability. He has worked to assist such managements to understand CSR policies, as well as with the corporate world, to assist them with their CSR strategy.

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