Business of Giving Topic of Women in Business Signature Event
Karen Beavor, President and CEO of the Georgia Center for Nonprofits, will be the keynote speaker for the 2016 Women in Business Signature Event on Oct. 6. The Signature Event is one of Augusta’s premier events for women, allowing them to come together for a night of networking, professional development and personal growth while being inspired by nationally renowned female business leaders. The evening dinner event will be held at the Augusta Marriott Hotel at the Convention Center at 6 p.m.
An expert on the changing world of nonprofits, Beavor’s talk is titled “The Business of Giving.” Drawing from her own experiences, she speak on the economics of nonprofits, the changes happening in the industry, the impact of these elements as both individuals and companies interact with nonprofits and how it all comes together.
Beavor has led the Georgia Center for Nonpofits’ growth into a leading state association empowering nonprofits through education, advocacy and business support services. She also developed the Georgia Gives Day initiative, raising more than $5.1 million to support more than 2,000 nonprofits around the state since 2012.
Tickets for the Women in Business Signature Event are available at AugustaMetroChamber.com.