Join OAP at our April 1st Convening and meet speaker Omar Woodard!
A native Philadelphian, Omar has worked in public service for much of his career and brings a great passion for making Philadelphia a better city for all residents.
Until 2014, he was a principal at Venture Philanthropy Partners (VPP), a Washington, D.C. venture philanthropy organization. While there he managed a $20 million portfolio and ran VPP’s Social Innovation Fund initiative.
His public service career includes working in a congressional office, being field director for the Obama campaign in 2008 in Chester County, PA and serving as policy director for State Senator Anthony Williams’ 2015 mayoral campaign.
Omar graduated from Girard College in North Philadelphia and earned his B.A. in International Economics and a Master’s of Public Administration at George Washington University. He has served on multiple Boards of Trustees, including those of Girard College and George Washington University, and currently serves on the Boards of the African American Chamber of Commerce and the Hispanic Heritage Foundation.
OpenAccessPhilly is a movement of civic-minded, innovative, entrepreneurial types who convene monthly to share projects and passion. More info: www.openaccessphilly.com .
Our next convening is: Friday, April 1st 2016 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EDT)
Location: Alter Hall, IEI Room, Temple University Main Campus, 1801 Liacouras Walk, Philadelphia, PA
Theme: Neighborhood economic development
Our evolving speaker lineup:
• Ellen Weber (our host) – Executive Director, Temple University Fox School of Business, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute
• Lee Huang – Senior Vice President & Principal at Econsult Solutions Inc.
• Saleem Chapman – Policy and Advocacy Manager for the Sustainable Business Network
• Omar Woodard – Executive Director of the Greenlight Fund
RSVP for your free tickets here: http://bit.ly/1phP0i3
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