The Intersection of Community, Academia, and Grant-Making
Friday, April 9, 2021
9:00AM – 12PM (Virtual)
Register for the fifth annual Penn Community Scholars Symposium: The Intersection of Community, Academia, and Grant-Making. This symposium offers insights into developing, pitching, and funding innovative project ideas that utilize community-academic partnerships, while offering an opportunity for networking among community, academics, and grant-makers. Pitches are judged by a panel of funders and academics and the top three presenters will receive a financial award.
Meet the Community Scholars:
Erin Davison, Philadelphia Legal Assistance
Jule Anne Henstenburg, MANNA
Andy Kucer, Students Run Philly Style
Colin MacFarlane, Nationalities Service Center
Sam Margolis, Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia
Anthony Singleton, Educators 4 Education
Ashli Stephens, Worth Womb Work Inc.
Vanessa Briggs, Brandywine Health Foundation
Lynette Medley, No More Secrets
Victoria Cargill, MD, MSCE, Baltimore City Health Department
Heather Falck, IBC Foundation Programs
Ann Marie Healy, Philadelphia Health Partnership
Laura Kind McKenna, The Patricia Kind Family Foundation
Raina Merchant, MD, UPenn
Douglas Wiebe, PhD, UPenn
The Penn community Scholars program is supported by the Penn Injury Science Center with funding from the Office of the Provost of the University of Pennsylvania.