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Building Equity Through Giving and Connecting.


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Thank you for your interest in attending the 2017 Leadership Conference and/or HIPGiver Gala. Unfortunately, we are currently sold out!
If you have questions please contact Fatima Duran at fatima@hiponline.org or call the HIP office at 415-223-8260.


Interested in sponsoring this year’s Leadership Conference and HIPGiver Gala?

Our event is made possible thanks to the generous support of our sponsors. To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please download the sponsorship levels document below and contact our Senior Development Manager, Danielle Sherman, at danielle.sherman@hiponline.org or (415) 223-8269.

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Dr. Robert K. Ross

President and CEO

The California Endowment

Keynote Speaker

Vanessa Ruiz

News Anchor

12 News - Phoenix

Event Emcee

Sienna Baskin

Director of Anti-Trafficking Fund

NEO Philanthropy

Fred Blackwell


The San Francisco Foundation

Marsha E. Bonner

Director of Programs, Community Grantmaking & Special Initiatives

Annenberg Foundation

Dr. Courtney Brown

Vice President of Strategic Impact

Lumina Foundation

Carmela Castellano-Garcia


Castellano Family Foundation

Jennifer Chavez Rubio

Senior Director of Global Engagement


Denise Clark

Senior Vice President, Enterprise Strategic Philanthropy Consultant

Wells Fargo’s Enterprise Strategic Philanthropy Group

Dr. Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera

Associate Professor at the Department of Public Affairs and Security Studies

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Ximena Delgado

SVP, Environmental, Social, and Governance Program Manager

Bank of America Charitable Foundation

Bibiana Ferraiuoli Suarez

Executive Director

Ricky Martin Foundation

Kweku Forstall


Atlanta Civic Site of the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

Ebony Frelix

Senior Vice President, Philanthropy & Engagement


Jacquelline Fuller


Google.org and the Google Foundation

Jane Garcia

Chief Executive Officer

La Clínica de La Raza

Allan Golston

President, United States Program

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Elizabeth González

Portfolio Director

The James Irvine Foundation

Gabriella Gomez

Deputy Director, Postsecondary Policy, Advocacy & Communications

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Damon Hewitt

Executive Director

Executives' Alliance for Boys and Men of Color

Ramón Murguía

Board Chair W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Owner.

Murguía Law Firm

Julio Marcial

Program Director.

The California Wellness Foundation

Bradley Myles



Dana Preston

Program Manager, Gender-Focused Initiatives

Hispanics in Philanthropy

Bahia Ramos

Director of Arts

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

Kathy Reich



Beatriz Solís

Director, Healthy Communities, South Region

The California Endowment

Luz Vega-Marquis

President & CEO

Marguerite Casey Foundation

Alandra L. Washington

Vice President for Quality and Organizational Effectiveness

W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Riki Wilchins

Executive Director



Event Schedule




Leadership Conference

  • 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM: Registration and Breakfast
  • 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM: Opening Plenary Session
  • 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM: Breakout Panels A & B / Latino CEOs and Trustees Meeting
  • 12:00 PM -12:20 PM: Membership Meeting and Southwest raffle
  • 12:20 PM - 1:45 PM: Lunch Program
  • 2:00 PM - 3:45 PM: Breakout Panels C & D
  • 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM: Networking Opportunities
  • 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM: Closing Remarks
  • 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM: Break

HipGiver Gala

  • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM: Cocktail Reception
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM: Dinner Program
  • 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM: Pachanga y Postres


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335 Powell Street (between Post St and Geary St)
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 774-0124

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@BeHIPGive great morning plenary. Themes of equity, community and servant leaders. #LatinosGive


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