Diversity Fellows



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Every year, AFP honors chapters for achieving goals that align with key objectives in its long-range strategic plan.  Chapters receive the Friends of Diversity Designation for performing specific activities designed to increase diversity and inclusion within fundraising and public awareness of the importance of philanthropy.
  Of the 244 chapters in AFP, 90 chapters received the 2019 Friends of Diversity Designation. 
 
The Fellows Program offers the opportunity to learn through interaction with peers that have significant fundraising experience (at least five years).  Mentors may advise on career paths, share information on regional development conferences and seminars or provide more detailed information relating to specific aspects of development.  The guidance and relationship overall will be guided primarily by the desires of the fellow.  The Fellows Program is intended to further the career skills and objectives of beginning/early development professionals or members new to the area.  It is not designated to provide long term or extensive organizational assistance. 





 Diversity Fellows Program 


2019 Fellows 


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         Brittany Heath 

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         Jamelia Jones 

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         Margot Wielgus 

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         Melissa Ehrhardt 

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         Olivia Czufin 

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         Shan Hayes 

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         Shelia Cook 
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          Tiffany Scott 
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            Jennifer Welborn 



2019 Mentors 


Bryan Vinson 
Randy Gorod 
Christy Eckoff, CFRE
Toni Paz, CFRE
Linda McNay 
Alisa Smallwood, CFRE
Juan McGruder, CFRE
Kym Estis 


Upcoming Events
 

 
May 17, 2019 
Lunch and Learn
12:00 - 1:15 pm  
"Effective Fundraising With Your Board" 

Speaker
Nancy Friauf 
President & CEO 
Partnership Against Domestic Violence 

Location
The Atlanta Ballet 
1695 Marietta Blvd. NW 
Atlanta, GA 30318


July 11, 2019 

Lunch and Learn 
12:00 - 1:15 pm 
"Ask the Expert" 


Speaker
Group Discussion 

Location 
United Way of Greater Atlanta 
40 Courtland Street NE, Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30303


September 12, 2019 

Lunch and Learn 
12:00 - 1:15 pm 
"Charting Your Development Future"

Speaker 
Linda McNay 
Our Fundraising Search 

Location 
San Francisco Coffee Roasting Company 

1192 North Highland Ave. NE 
Atlanta, GA 30306


November 14, 2019 

Lunch and Learn 
12:00 - 1:15 pm 
Closing Session 
Location TBD 


December 10, 2019 
AFP Chapter Meeting 
8:00 - 9:00 am 
Program Celebration 

Location 
The Cathedral of St. Philip 
2744 Peachtree Road NE 
Atlanta, GA 30305



 
For more information on the Diversity Fellows / Mentor program, please contact Christian Murphy