The SISGI Beyond Good Ideas Foundation Presents...

2018 Social Change Career Series

Our Next Conversation

May 17, 2018

12 pm Eastern



The Social Change Career Series highlights the diversity of work and professional experiences related to social good. Speakers work in Nonprofit, Philanthropy, Government and Corporate roles and share their career journey, work life, and professional experiences with an online audience. The conversation is part of the Social Change Leadership Program at the SISGI Group and led by Thenera Bailey, President/CEO. Current Social Change Leadership program participants, alums and the public are invited to ask questions and connect with the speakers in this unique online conversation on social change careers. 


Engage with industry thought leaders who will share their career journey and current role in creating social change and social good.  

Bethany Housman

Director, Promise Corps; Mayor's Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity

February 28, 2018

Renee Flagler

Executive Director, Girls Inc. Long Island

 March 8, 2018 

Rose Marquez

Executive Directer, Cha Piyeh, Inc.

April 3, 2018  

Danielle Marshall

Executive Director, Playworks Baltimore

May 2018

Michelle Siri

Executive Director, The Women's Law Center of Maryland 

June 6, 2018 

Jacqueline Johnson

Executive Director, Connecticut Commission for Community Service and Division Director of Programs and Student Services

August 2018 

Dr. Kristen Guillory 


September 18, 2018


More Information Soon

October 2018

Catherine (Cat) Keen, MSW, MBA

National Services Program Director, Volunteer Florida

November 1, 2018


More Information Soon

December 2018

Speakers in 2016

Hear the recordings from our converstions with speakers in the 2016 Career Series

2016 Recordings

Speakers in 2017

Hear the recordings from our converstions with speakers in the 2017 Career Series  

2017 Recordings

We'll be announcing additional speakers for 2018 and 2019 soon. Click the button to be the first to know when that happens.  

May's Speaker... 

Danielle Marshall

Executive Director, Playworks Maryland

Danielle Marshall is the Executive Director of Playworks Maryland. She brings over 20 years of experience in child development and nonprofit management. Danielle began her journey working as a Program Director for Jumpstart for Young Children, a nonprofit dedicated to improving the development of language and literacy skills of preschoolers. Her passion for the development of the whole child led to a transition to KaBOOM!, where she served as the director of community engagement programs overseeing programs that support communities’ ability to increase children’s access to play and recreation through advocacy, education, and community building. In her current role at Playworks, Danielle focuses on using play as a vehicle to drive social-emotional learning, teach conflict negotiation, and build community in schools for 20,000 children throughout Maryland. Being a lover of all things playful Danielle also serves on the Steering Committee for the US Play Coalition. In her free time she and enjoys traveling, spending time outdoors, knitting, and turning routine work into playful endeavors. 

Danielle is a 2017 Nonprofit Executive Leadership Academy Fellow with the SISGI Group

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Register to stay updated on the entire list of speakers for 2018, to have your questions included in the discussion or to reserve your spot in an upcoming conversation. You also will receive access to recordings from any session you may have missed. Don't wait to join this unique professional development opportunity. 

A program of the SISGI Beyond Good Ideas Foundation 

SISGI Beyond Good Ideas Foundation A 501 (c) 3 Charitable Organization and the nonprofit division of the SISGI Group focused on preparation, education and collaboration within the social sector. We strive to increase the capacity of changemakers and organizations working for social good.

Social Change Leadership Program

The Social Change Leadership Program prepares individuals to solve pressing social problems. Participants include college students, community leaders and nonprofit staff interested in gaining and increasing their skills to problem solve, strategize, and collaborate around issues they are passion about changing through their careers. Preparing students to enter the workforce with practical experience and providing leadership training to current professionals, increases the effectiveness of the social sector and enhances efforts for lasting social change.  

We provide strategic resources to increase the effectiveness, knowledge and capacity of individuals, groups and organizations leading mission driven work and entrepreneurial ventures.