KACF Annual Giving Summit™
Saturday, May 19, 2018
NYU Kimmel Center • New York City
9:30AM -10:45AM • Women’s Breakfast
11:00AM – 6:30PM • Giving Summit™ Program
ABOUT THE GIVING SUMMIT™ & WOMEN’S BREAKFAST
The Giving Summit™ will explore and celebrate giving in its myriad forms, including volunteering, philanthropy and social enterprise. It will bring together Asian American community trailblazers, experts and supporters with innovators in philanthropy and social impact and others seeking ways to make a difference, especially in the lives of the most vulnerable among us. Through a day of speaker sessions and interactive workshops, we will examine how our collective giving power can help create meaningful change.
This year’s Summit will also feature a Women’s Breakfast, Chaired by the Associate Board, which will take place in the morning, prior to the Summit Program. Please join us for this special opportunity to meet other giving women and to learn how they live their values through their professional work and through partnerships with organizations and individuals. Exemplary speakers will share their stories, and you’ll have time for table conversations with the other remarkable women in the room.
Featured Giving Summit Speakers Include:
Daniel Dae Kim
CEO, 3AD Media
Executive Producer of “The Good Doctor”
Min Jin Lee
Author of Pachinko, a New York Times bestseller and finalist for the National Book Award
Emmy Award-winning Co-Anchor of ABC News’ Nightline
Please see registration information below.
ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.
Registration can be made in-person at 9AM onsite at NYU Kimmel Center, Saturday, May 19th.
Student Scholarships: KACF has a limited number of scholarships available for college students. If you are interested please CLICK HERE to apply. The provision of the scholarship fund upholds one of the primary goals of KACF, which is to nurture a culture of giving among all generations of givers. These scholarships are made possible by our generous Summit sponsors.
Hotel Information: For your convenience, we have put a block of rooms on hold at the following hotel:
- Courtyard New York Manhattan/SoHo (181 Varick Street, New York, NY): Please call Marriott Reservations at 1(888) 236-2427 or (212) 414-8282 on or before Friday, April 27, 2018. Let them know you are part of the Korean American Community Foundation group.
Make a Contribution: If you cannot attend the Summit but would like to make a contribution click HERE.
9:00 AM │SUMMIT CHECK-IN BEGINS
9:30-10:45 AM │WOMEN’S BREAKFAST: FINDING OUR GIVING SELVES
Please join us for this special opportunity, chaired by the Associate Board, to meet other giving women and to learn how they live their values through their professional work and through partnerships with organizations and individuals. Exemplary speakers will share their stories, and you’ll have time for table conversations with the other remarkable women in the room.
Moderator: Courtney Harvey, Former Executive Director, Women Moving Millions
Jin Hee Lee, Deputy Director of Litigation, NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc.
Shandra Woworuntu, Founder & Vice-President, Mentari
11:00-11:45 AM│OPENING SPEAKER: MIN JIN LEE
The celebrated author of Pachinko will speak about the meaning of generosity in her own life as an immigrant.
11:45-12:45 PM │WHY I GIVE: INSIGHTS FROM VETERAN PHILANTHROPISTS
Moderator: Mae Hong, Vice President, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors; Immediate Past Board Chair, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations
Juju Chang, Nightline Co-Anchor; KACF Co-Founder
Alex Chi, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs; KACF Board Member
Miyoung Lee, Trustee, Whitney Museum of American Art
1:00-2:45 PM│ LUNCHEON: GIVING VOICE TO IMMIGRANTS: LEADERS WHO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Meet some of the country’s most prominent advocates committed to helping immigrants escape the margins and find their place and their power.
Moderator: Taryn Higashi, Executive Director, Unbound Philanthropy
Sayu Bhojwani, Founder & President, New Americans Leaders Project
Steve Choi, Executive Director, New York Immigration Coalition
John C. Yang, President & Executive Director, Asian Americans Advancing Justice
Plus: An Interactive Exploration of our Giving Values
3:00-4:00 PM│ GIVING WORKSHOPS
A. RAISING A GIVING FAMILY: How do you align with your partner on how and where to give? How do you raise children with a commitment to give? In this dialogue, an expert in family dynamics and a philanthropic advisor who specializes in family investments will be joined by former KACF board member, Dr. Mun Hong and his son, Alexander Hong, a member of KACF’s Associate Board who will share their personal experience of becoming a family who gives together. Through this robust conversation and interactive Q&A, learn more about how to address philanthropy and giving issues with your loved ones and create a tradition of family giving.
Shinhee Han, PhD, Therapist at the Newschool; Private practice in NYC; Adjunct professor, Center for Study of Ethnicity and Race, Columbia University
Mae Hong, Vice President, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors; Immediate Past Board Chair, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations
Giving Family Spotlight:
Mun Hong, Inaugural Chief, Department of Cardiovascular Services at Bassett Medical Center, Former KACF Board Member
Alexander Hong, KACF Associate Board Member
B. MAKING A MATCH: VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUNG PROFESSIONALS: Nonprofits see untapped potential among young professionals as volunteers, board members, and major donors. In this interactive session, young professionals and nonprofit leaders will get to know each other and discuss the expectations and guidelines that will lead to mutually rewarding engagements. We hope to create some promising matches!
Moderator: Sophia Oh Kim, Co-Founder & Co-Chair, Board of Directors, KACF San Francisco
David Lee, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs; KACF Associate Board Member
Asuna Osako, Volunteer Engagement Coordinator, Womankind
Hanna Suh, Program Manager, Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC
C. SOCIAL IMPACT CAREERS: The world is facing some daunting challenges, and conventional approaches aren’t always cutting it. Cue the new class of professionals who are creating innovative solutions that combine the best of the nonprofit, philanthropic, political, and business sectors to make scalable, enduring change. Explore what drives those who have chosen to dedicate their careers to social impact and learn how you too can make a difference.
Moderator: Agnes Chung, Host, Foodable TV; Founder, Food Crush Hospitality
Jimmy Chen, Founder and CEO, Propel
Jinah Kim, Owner, Sunhee’s Farm and Kitchen
Jimmy Lee, Executive Director, Restore
4:15-5:00 PM │CLOSING SPEAKER: DANIEL DAE KIM
5:00-6:30 PM │CLOSING RECEPTION
After a day of intense thought, relax and enjoy this last chance to mingle and share with fellow Summit-goers and speakers.
SPONSORS & LEADERSHIP (In formation)
Hali Lee • Jeannie Park
Hajin Lee & Michael Chung
Lisa Lee & Jun Choi
Jennifer K. Park
S. Steven Yang
Lisa Lee & Jun Choi
Hee Jung & John J. Moon
Jeannie Park & Larry Hackett
Suzane (Soo) Rhee Brown
Ginger L. and Robert M. Chang
Olivia Ryu & Sam Chang
James R. Cho
Yoonmee A. Cho
Lisa Lee & Jun Choi
Eun Sun Chun
Michael S. W. Chung
Jaeho & Dakyung Kim
Jonathan C. Kim
Sonja & Jay Kim
David H. Lee
Heesun Lho & Jun Hyung Lee
Theresa Choh-Lee & H.J. Lee
Brigette & Suok Noh
Tuhina De O’Connor
Dju Hyun & Yoon Soo Park
Sunhee Kim & Rich Park
Irena Choi Stern
Sue & Sonny Whang