Today is the day to connect, collaborate, create, and inspire others to hear your voice and fully understand your organization's impact and mission.
Individual Client Focus
To assist clients with connecting with their ongoing personal development growth. Connection is at the core of all that we do as individuals. Learn how to best level up your connection with yourself, your career, within your organizations, and other relationships.
For-Impact Mission Focus
To implement innovative collaborative solutions for, for-impact and for profit organizations that garner organizational growth, change, and sustainability.
Build customized supportive solutions that create ongoing connection and collaboration that in turn yields greater mission impact, and individual growth.
What is the Changemakers Forum?
Join changemakers from around the globe at this live international virtual forum as they share stories of how they launched their changemaker status, their expertise on topics that matter, and their insight on reaching goals during the most challenging times.
They include guests who have appeared on the first season of the Today is the Day Changemakers, from CEOs, founders, entrepreneurs, and CNN Heroes to non-profit professionals, authors, TEDx speakers, motivators, a celebrity drummer, Executive TV Producer & Writer, former FBI Agent,
NFL and NBA Executive, NFL Player, and more.
Today is the Day Changemakers, hosted by Jodi Grinwald on YouTube and on multiple podcast platforms, provides weekly content to connect listeners to real stories from real people who are making a real difference in their corner of the world. It is currently followed in nearly 280 cities in 23 countries. The Changemakers Forum is an unprecedented opportunity to personally interact and network, on a worldwide scale, with others who represent diverse backgrounds and skills while sharing universal interests and goals.
What Can You Expect?
Participants at the Changemakers Forum will have the opportunity to hear notable speakers and engage with panelists and other forum attendees in breakout sessions designed to inspire and inform. Times indicated are Eastern Time. Mark your calendar for a day that includes:
10:45 a.m. (eastern standard time) Global Mission Moment with Tanuja Dehne, CEO, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation
Welcome from Jodi Grinwald, Change Agent, Host of Today is the Day Changemakers YouTube Channel and Podcast, and CEO of Zzak G. Applaud Our Kids Foundation
Catalyst for Change Award presented to Dennis Budinich, Chief Culture Officer, Investors Bank
International Networking led by Fred Wasiak, CEO,
Food Bank of South Jersey
You will have the opportunity to choose ONE Session and
join an open conversation and Q&A.
Ignite Your Spark - Breakout Session Track 1
· Create Change - Disrupt the Status Quo
· If Not You, Then Who? If Not Now, Then When?
· How Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Challenges You as a Changemaker & Disrupts the Status Quo
Keynote Speaker (TBD)
Ignite Your Spark - Breakout Session Track 2
· Building Your Story & Creating Your Own Personal Brand
· How to Create Authentically Meaningful Relationships & Connections
· The Balance Between Making a Living & Making a Life
Not-for-Profit Funding Announcement & Closing
From Not-for-Profit to a
Staffing , Funding,
Board Member Engagement,
Ongoing Strategic Networking, For Impact Programs Matched with For Profit Experience
Transforming the No's & Reinventing Partnership Opportunities
With Better Communication and Broader Connections Your Organization Will Grow & Thrive
Timely Connections + Knowledge Bartering (skills based volunteerism) + Effective Communication = Increased Productivity & Donor Dollars, Ongoing Donor Stewardship, & Economic Sustainability
Interviews with changemakers, inspirers and those who are making a difference in their corner of the world. Sharing best practices and lessons learned to guide you.