2017 hip leadership conference

and hipgiver gala

Building Equity Through Giving and Connecting.


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Two great Events

One Day






Below is the ticket pricing for both HIP members and non-members.

Non-Member Pricing

  • $550

    Leadership Conference and HIPGiver Gala

  • $400

    HIPGiver Gala only

  • $350

    Leadership Conference only


Member Pricing

  • $500

    Leadership Conference and HIPGiver Gala

  • $350

    HIPGiver Gala only

  • $300

    Leadership Conference only



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

Dr. Courtney Brown

Vice President of Strategic Impact

Lumina Foundation

Carmela Castellano-Garcia


Castellano Family Foundation

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 (UTRGV)

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

Allan Golston

President, United States Program

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Elizabeth González

Portfolio Director

The James Irvine Foundation

Damon Hewitt

Executive Director

Executives' Alliance for Boys and Men of Color

Cinny Kennard

Executive Director

Annenberg Foundation

Bradley Myles




Event Schedule




Leadership Conference

  • 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM: Registration and Breakfast / Mentoring Roundtables with Cafecito
  • 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM: Opening Plenary Session
  • 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM: Breakout Panels A & B / Latino CEOs and Trustees Meeting
  • 12:15 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

  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM: Cocktail Reception
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM: Dinner Program
  • 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM: Pachanga y Postres


The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square
335 Powell Street (between Post St and Geary St)
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 774-0124

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@behipgive #NextGen fellows having a good time! #LatinosGive


Great panel on The Role of Search Firms in diversifying foundation boards #LatinosGive @Greenlining


@ArturoNALEO @BeHIPGive Great and dynamic dialog on the future long term strategies to engage #Latinovoters #LatinosGive


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


@MargaGomez you are rockin' the @BeHIPGive stage chica! Can't stop laughing #LatinosGive