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Getting started in the nonprofit sector can be overwhelming. This dynamic resource is your gateway to getting a hold on the sector. Podcast guests show you how to make fundraising asks and manage your nonprofit career.

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We are caring professionals who manage this website and podcast as a resource to the future workforce of philanthropy. Asking for Good is not a consultancy. We do not offer additional services. We invite you to join the conversation in our LinkedIn Group.

Katie Pooser

Throughout her more than 15-year career in results-oriented fundraising, Katie Pooser has provided thought and strategic leadership at a diverse set of nonprofit organizations, including youth development, health care and environmental stewardship, from start-up to mature, from local to global in scale.

She is a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy with an Economics, B.S. and a Master of Public Administration degree. She is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer having served in West Africa. She currently serves on the board of the Philanthropic Planned Giving Group of Greater New York. She is a guest speaker at undergraduate and master’s nonprofit programs to couple practical experience with theory taught in the classroom. Born and raised in Oklahoma, Katie now resides in New York City with her husband and toddler daughter.

Amélie Poojary

Amélie works within the Institutional Giving team at a global environmental nonprofit where she manages a portfolio of foundations and project manages some of the organization’s largest grants. Amélie has a background in communications and events for major international institutions. She also worked as a policy analyst for the French government for three years; first in Paris and then at the French Consulate in New York where she was the Deputy Press Attaché.

Amélie originally comes from France and has been living in New York for ten years. She holds a degree in political sciences from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques of Strasbourg (France), a Master in Public International Law from King’s College London and a Master in Nonprofits Management from Columbia University.

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