Office and Grants Manager, Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund
Emelyn’s functions at the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund include the administration and processing of proposals and grants, management of office operations, coordination of events, budget support and overall administrative support. Previously, Emelyn worked at Legal Services NYC, where she was a Legal Assistant in the Bankruptcy Assistance Project and coordinated client services with pro bono attorneys. She also worked in development for the US Sciences Po Foundation. She has worked on monitoring and evaluation projects for organizations in Argentina and Colombia. Emelyn received a B.B.A. in Marketing from Baruch College and a Masters in International Affairs from The New School.
Grants managers at minimally-staffed organizations face unique challenges. In this interactive session, panelists and attendees will share ideas and solutions for tying grantmaking practices to values, integrating them throughout every aspect of grantmaking.