Community Connection Pavilion

Located in Halls C & D, Open All Day

The Pennsylvania Conference for Women believes in “The Power of Us.” We know that as much as women give to their communities, they also gain.

Please spend some time in our Community Connection Pavilion and learn how you can become more deeply involved in the shaping the values and vision of not only your neighborhood, but the world.

Be sure to take some time out of your day to give back & engage with local nonprofits!


12:30 pm—Mastering a Theory of Change

Congreso de Latinos Unidos, a multi-service non-profit organization in North Philadelphia, has recently undergone an updated theory of change and strategic planning process. Please join president and CEO Carolina DiGiorgio and chief program officer Brendan Conlin to learn how an innovative multi-service nonprofit organization is taking a modern approach to enhancing its performance and impact.

2:45 pm—Intersectionality in Practice: Tackling D&I in the Nonprofit Sector

Join writer Jamia Wilson, executive director and publisher of the Feminist Press, and Mini Timmaraju, executive director of diversity and inclusion at Comcast NBCUniversal, for a fireside chat about inclusion and representation in the women’s nonprofit space.

4:00 pm—Startup DNA

Many companies and nonprofits are looking to innovate using a startup mindset. Come learn about the trends in this space from Danielle Cohn, the head of Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs, a collaborative learning environment for startups. Cohn will share best practices that nonprofit leaders can use to shift their mindsets to become more entrepreneurial in their everyday work.

Featured Organizations:

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence (Booth 907)
  • Women’s Business Enterprise Center (Booth 1008)
  • TechGirlz (Booth 1006)
  • Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania (Booth 1113)

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