The SISGI Beyond Good Ideas Foundation Presents...

2018 Social Change Career Series

Our Next Conversation

November 1st at 3 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 28, 2018 

Dr. Kristen Guillory 


September 18, 2018

Jacqueline Johnson

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

October 2018 

Catherine (Cat) Keen, MSW, MBA

National Services Program Director, Volunteer Florida

November 1, 2018


More Information Soon

January 2019


More Information Soon

February 2019

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 2019 soon. Click the button to be the first to know when that happens.  

November's Speaker... 

Catherine (Cat) Keen, MSW, MBA

National Services Program Director, Volunteer Florida

Cat Keen is the National Service Programs Director for Volunteer Florida, the Governor’s Commission on Community Service. She oversees the funding investment of approximately $23 million of federal/match funds annually to make Florida smarter, safer and stronger. Cat leads the grant management, technical assistance, training and compliance associated with federal grants including AmeriCorps State programs and the Volunteer Generation Fund for Florida. Cat received a Bachelor of Arts degree in cultural anthropology and a Master of Social Work degree from Florida State University. Cat also received a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Phoenix and has studied diverse community systems in eleven countries. Cat loves spending time camping with her family and volunteering. She serves as a neighborhood board member for Leon County’s Council of Neighborhood Associations and President Elect of the Board of Directors for America’s Second Harvest Food Bank of the Big Bend. Cat is a 2016 recipient of the Women of Distinction Award from the Girl Scouts of the Florida Panhandle and one of the 2017 Tallahassee Democrat’s 25 Women You Should Know.

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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.