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November – Corporate Giving Panel / Luncheon
Creating a Corporate Culture of Giving
Nicole Snow, Senior Manager, Oracle Giving and Oracle Education Foundation &
Blair Blackwell, Manager of Education and Corporate Programs at Chevron Corporation
Additional speakers to be announced!
Snow holds dual roles at Oracle as the manager of the corporate giving program and the Oracle Education Foundation, which has allowed her to develop expertise in global grant-making and nonprofit management. She identifies and cultivates partnerships that complement Oracle’s business objectives, vets all corporate donations, manages the employee workplace giving program, and implements global and regional disaster relief campaigns.
Blackwell is responsible for Chevron’s education focused social investments in the United States. She has over 20 years of experience with the private sector, nonprofit organizations and international organizations in Africa, the Balkans, Central Asia and the United States. Previously, she served as director of private sector initiatives for the International Crisis Group and as executive director of Princeton in Africa.