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 valuable 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 yield greater mission impact, and individual growth.
This LIVE Virtual Changemakers Forum is an unprecedented opportunity to grow your organizations footprint and personally connect with fellow leading changemakers from around the world that represent diverse backgrounds and skills while sharing universal interests and goals.
Join us for a global networking opportunity and register to join two of the Ignite Your Spark Breakout Sessions as Changemakers share their insight on important topics that will help you to continue on your
Speakers include guests who have appeared on the first season of the Today is the Day Changemakers Podcast hosted by Jodi Grinwald, Change Agent & Founder, Today is the Day LLC, and CEO & Co-founder, Zzak G. Applaud Our Kids Foundation. From CEOs, founders, entrepreneurs, CNN Heroes to non-profit professionals, authors, TEDx speakers, motivators, an Executive TV Producer & Writer, former FBI Agent,
NFL and NBA Executive, NFL Player, and more.
The podcast is currently followed worldwide in nearly 280 cities and 23 countries. Today is the Day LLC will be making an announcement at the 2022 event asking for applications from small non-profit organizations from across the globe to apply to receive a donation of support that will be distributed at the 2023 event.
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
Attendees will have the opportunity to choose ONE Session
from each track and join an open Q&A conversation
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
Mark Levy, Differentiation Expert
Dave Armstrong shares his experience being interviewed by Jodi Grinwald for the Today is the Day Changemakers Podcast.
Jodi specializes in connection. From connecting Changemakers and professionals with each other to help them thrive, to focusing on connection coaching for her individual clients. Connection is at the heart of all that we do in our life. Whether it is connecting to a positive mindset, steps to reach our personal goals, or effectively connecting to others.
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.