Program Resource

20 Engaging Tools in 60 Minutes

Publication date: 
October, 2016
Indiana Philanthropy Alliance

Get ready for a lightning round of proven tools and strategies to raise your adult advising game. Eric Rowles, President and CEO of Leading to Change, uses his energizing personality to cover the best of technology, program design, media, and even youth texting/communication methods. This webinar will leave you empowered with practical resources and a plethora of ideas to take back to your youth giving programs.


Eric Rowles, President/CEO, Leading To Change

Eric is a nationally recognized trainer, speaker, and consultant who has worked with over 150,000 youth, adults, administrators, professionals, and policy makers within the past 15 years. His presentations are legendary and artfully combine the energy and innovation of a master trainer, while reaching diverse groups through his stories, research, and on-the-ground strategies.

One part inspirational speaker and published author, one part DJ (working with artists such as Gwen Stefani, Notorious B.I.G, Radiohead, and Weezer), and two parts community organizer and parent of two daughters, Eric runs a customized consulting and facilitation practice that, through a network of over 20 dynamic and diversely talented trainers, works with for-profit and non-profit organizations to achieve progressive and dynamic change. Additionally, Eric is the founder and current Director of the North Carolina Youth Giving Network – a statewide association of over 1100 youth philanthropists that have granted over $400,000 to North Carolina communities since 2005.

Eric’s previous experience includes his work as Senior Director of Training with the Youth Leadership Institute (YLI), Director of Leadership Development at Rutgers University (NJ), Director of International Youth Summer Abroad programs, faculty member at the University of North Carolina, and substance abuse prevention coordinator in Los Angeles. He has also been a volunteer trainer and partner for a wide range of social change agencies and organizations including the National Conference on Community and Justice, College Leadership Diversity Conference, and Teaching Tolerance Curriculum Instruction.

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