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In addition to a celebration of NCFP’s 20th Anniversary, the Symposium explored key themes, trends, and bold ideas generated over the year by the Imagining the Future initiative. We unveiled several new NCFP research initiatives including Pride of Place, a report exploring how boards stay true to the original geographic focus of the family foundation after trustees have moved away.  Should you have any questions or need assistance, please contact us at ncfp@ncfp.org or 202-293-3424.   Download a PDF of the Final Printed Program.

Check out the graphic sketches from the program here.
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Friday, September 14 • 7:00am - 8:00am
Morning Yoga & Learning about Yoga for Social Change

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We know philanthropists often care for the world and making change, but don’t always take time for themselves.  During this busy conference and in these hectic times, join Katherine, a social entrepreneur, nonprofit founder, author, and app creator.  Learn about the role of yoga and other practices in making social change.

Related Resources

Website: Headstand
Want to learn more about Katherine's nonprofit, Headstand? Click the link to their website!

CBS News: Katherine Ghannam
"Former Teacher Brings Stress-Busting Yoga Programs to Bay Area Classrooms"

Article: My Sabbatical Zen: Reflections on a 3-month pause in the action, Patrick Troska (December 2015)
When people ask me how my 3-month sabbatical was, the answer is more complicated than the one I usually give. Time doesn't generally allow for nuance. Truth be told- the sabbatical was way more personal than professional. But we all know that the personal profoundly impacts the professional and vice versa.

Speakers
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Katherine Ghannam

Katherine Ghannam is the founder of Headstand, a non-profit organization based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Leading a national movement to integrate mindfulness and yoga in K-12 schools, she oversees school programming, fundraising, strategic partnerships, and organizational sustainability... Read More →


Friday September 14, 2018 7:00am - 8:00am PDT
Peninsula Room, 25th Floor Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St, San Francisco, CA 94102