SRQ MEDIA Announces Panelists for the SB2:Transformation in Philanthropy Symposium | Thursday, July 25, 2019

Mark your calendars– SRQ MEDIA will host the next program in the SB2 Symposium series SB2: Transformation in Philanthropy at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota on Thursday, July 25, 2019 from 11:30am-1pm. With a focus on the nonprofit sector, the SB2: Transformation in Philanthropy luncheon and panel discussion will deeply explore new practices that are changing the face of the nonprofit world through innovative approaches, strategic mission development and groundbreaking initiatives that strengthen impact.

SRQ MEDIA is pleased to announce the SB2: Transformation in Philanthropy guest panelists: David Moore, Founder and President of Moore Strategic Consulting; Sabeen Perwaiz, Executive Director of the Florida Nonprofit Alliance and Lilly Weinberg, Program Director of Community and National Initiatives for the Knight Foundation. The panel will address initiatives that foster and employ engagement to make a difference and discuss how nonprofits can maximize their capacity to realize their mission.

David Moore is a sought-after consultant and advisor with over 25 year of experience in the nonprofit and education sector, leading organizations, teams and partnerships to consistently produce results. David has a track record as an effective leader within nonprofit organizations, as well as a trusted advisor providing strategic leadership, facilitation and project oversight. David is currently working closely with national nonprofit organizations, local education foundations, community-based organizations, municipalities and research organizations to strengthen organizational impact. He works closely with leadership teams, boards and partnership structures to increase leverage and return on investment for communities. He has been an advocate and partner with dozens of organizations strengthening community engagement, strategic planning, board development and partnership strategies. With an Ed.D. from the University of Cincinnati, an M.P.P. from the University of Chicago and a B.A. from Capital University, David combines the best of academic and research knowledge with practical experience and community knowledge to help shape your organization.

Sabeen Perwaiz is Executive Director of Florida Nonprofit Alliance where she strengthens, promotes and advocates on behalf of Florida’s nonprofit sector. During her tenure, FNA released Florida’s first nonprofit economic impact report and nonprofit compensation survey. Prior to joining the organization, Perwaiz was a researcher for Vital Voices Global Partnership, served as Special Projects Manager for Pace Center for Girls, implemented an Early Childhood Education program with Aide et Action in Phnom Penh, Cambodia,  and led the Earn Up initiative for the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce. Since 2012, Perwaiz has led the all volunteer team for TEDxJacksonville. Perwaiz serves on the steering committee for Women’s Giving Alliance and is a member of the Jacksonville Women’s Network. She is a graduate of Leadership Jacksonville and Leadership Florida Connect. Perwaiz has been named an Aspen Ideas Scholar, Woman of Influence, and 40 under 40. She has also received a One Jax Humanitarian award. In 2018, Perwaiz was appointed to Florida’s Commission on Community Service. Perwaiz earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and pre-medicine from City College of New York and her master’s in International Development from the University of Birmingham in the UK. An avid traveler, Perwaiz has visited over 40 countries and hopes to visit at least 100 in her lifetime.


Lilly Weinberg joined Knight Foundation in August 2012. She is the program director with the Community and National Initiatives, managing Knight’s $140 million investment in 18 small to midsize Knight communities. Weinberg graduated from the Harvard Kennedy School and the MIT Sloan School of Management, where she concurrently earned masters degrees in public administration and business administration. While attending graduate school, she worked with the Boston Redevelopment Authority and the New York City Economic Development Corp., in both cases creating strategies to promote economic development, entrepreneurship and business growth. She also worked with CVS Caremark on successfully developing new marketing and digital strategies. Prior to entering graduate school, Weinberg worked with the Connected by 25 Institute, where she specialized in simplifying complicated foster care policies and implementing them. Weinberg earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and environmental studies from Emory University, which allowed her to study and research sustainable development in Botswana, Namibia, Peru, and Turks and Caicos.

A resident of Coconut Grove, Weinberg is active in Miami civic life. She is a graduate of the Leadership Miami class and was a fellow of New Leaders Council. She then served as the executive director and on the advisory committee for the New Leaders Council Miami Chapter until 2016. In 2018, she was chosen to participate in the Leadership Florida Connect Program and Miami’s Young American Leadership Program at Harvard Business School.She also serves on the Board of Directors for the International Downtown Association and The Friends of the Underline, a proposed 10-mile linear park and urban trail under the Miami-Dade Metrorail.

Thank you to the SB2: Transformation in Philanthropy event sponsor CoolToday and to the 2019-2020 SB2 Series sponsors: Merrill Lynch Mariash Lowther Wealth Management, JFCS of the Suncoast, The Hyatt Regency Sarasota and PSAV for their support for this community program.

Tickets for SB2: Transformation in Philanthropy can be purchased for $55/person online at srqsb2.com.

Click here to see photos from the most recent SB2 Symposium “The State of the Regional Economy” which took place in January 2019.  

SB2 is a community and business initiative produced by SRQ MEDIA featuring a series of collaborative luncheons, modified oxford style debates and powerful parleys on key regional issues and topics. For more information or for panelist interview requests please contact SVP of Strategic Partnerships and Engagement Ashley Grant at 941-365-7702 x204 or via email at ashley.grant@srqme.com.

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