"Your keynote was amazing and it was referenced at every session I attended.
It really set the tone for the conference."
Debra is often a featured speaker at social impact summits and state/regional/national association conferences for both nonprofits and funders. She led energized and highly regarded keynotes, workshops, and panels at the following meetings:
AFP Midwest Conference
American Institute of Biological Sciences
Association for Strategic Planning
Association of Junior Leagues International
Centre for Social Impact (Australia)
Do Good Data
Donors Forum Corporate Grant Makers Peer Network
Evaluation for Social Impact - Brown School of Social Work
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Forbes Funds Nonprofit Summit
Forefront/Association of Consultants to Nonprofits
General Assembly of Jewish Federations
Good Tech Fest
Grant Manager's Network
JUF Grants Network
Kansas Association of Community Foundations
League of American Orchestras
Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations
Nonprofit Association of the Midlands
Nonprofit Technology Conference
North Carolina Center for Nonprofits
NYU’s Social Entrepreneur Conference
Philanthropy Club of Chicago
Quotes from participants at 2019 CQI conference:
Debra did a wonderful job and shared highly useful, actionable resources and tools both in class and online. Great discussion, excellent info.
Really enjoyed this session. A lot of ideas to take back to my agency.
This was my favorite break out session.
"We want to thank you again so very much for being here with us at the 2016 CQI Conference. We have heard nothing but rave reviews about your keynote and the impact that you made on our attendees. So – many many thanks!"
Jennifer Eblen Manning, MSW, Program Director,
Foster Care Utilization Review Program at the University of Illinois School of Social Work