MBA Studies

Colloquium Series

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Graduate Programs in Nonprofit Management Fall 2013 Colloquium
Open to students, alumni, and the public. MGT 511, Room 307, 5:00PM - 6:30PM


September 11th –"Civic Engagement: Building Campaigns from the Ground Up"
 Nii-Quartelai Quartey, Founder & Principal Consultant, Sankofa Group for Civic Engagement

October 2nd – "Building Capacity -Training as a Means to Sustainability"
Evelin Montes, Deputy Director of Training, Liberty Hill Foundation

October 9th – "Gifting – Creating the Appropriate Environment"
Peggy Smith, Senior Director of Gift Planning, Goodwill Southern California

October 16th – "Asylum - Are We Our Brother’s Keeper?"
Maya Paley, Founder, Right Now: Advocates for African Asylum Seekers in Israel

October 23rd – "Heroes in Our Midst – Championing Great People and Causes"
Jeanne Meyers, Co-Founder & Director, The MY HERO Project

*November 6th - "Thesis Research and Writing – 2014 Graduates"
Dr. Gerry Wacker, Thesis Advisor

November 13th "Investment Management: A Primer on Understanding the Investment World"
-Managing an Endowment, the Board and the Investment Committee-
Stephan Tow, Senior Managing Director, Howard Capital Management

November 20th – "Program Evaluation – Fact or Fiction"
Dr. Antoinette Andrews, Senior Research Analyst, First 5 LA

December 4th"Client Diversity – Serving the Multi-Cultural Demographic"
Saundra Bryant, Executive Director, All Peoples Community Center

December 11th"Human Tragedy – Sex Trafficking 101"
Michael Cory Davis, Founder, Artists United For Social Justice (AUSJ)

 (*) Indicates a session for 2014 MBA graduate candidates only
Speakers subject to change without notice


Graduate School of Nonprofit Management
American Jewish University
Please RSVP to or call 310-440-1260 to attend these cost-free sessions.
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