Partnership for After School Education

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Join colleagues at the Fund Development Symposium where this year's theme focuses on philanthropy in service of racial justice.

The symposium will include opening remarks by Richard R. Buery, Jr., Robin Hood's Chief Executive Officer. It will feature a panel of funders discussing how they integrate a racial justice lens in their philanthropy, resources and opportunities for BIPOC led organizations, and how organizations can build lasting relationships with key funders.

Panelists include Philip Li, President and CEO, Robert Sterling Clark Foundation, Jenny Negron, Program Officer, The Pinkerton Foundation, and Joan Steinberg, Global Head of Philanthropy, President, Morgan Stanley Foundation.

This Fund Development Symposium is intended for senior leadership and development staff of DYCD contracted agencies.

This professional development opportunity is provided at no cost to you but has a per participant value of $85 for DYCD. If you register for and are subsequently unable to participate you are responsible for cancelling your registration or risk being waitlisted for future events.


Alison Overseth

(she/her) Alison Overseth is the Chief Executive Officer of the Partnership for After School Education (PASE), a nonprofit which works with hundreds of community based organizations, higher education institutions, and corporate partners to improve the quality of opportunities available to young people living in poverty in New York City. With over 25 years of experience in the youth serving profession, Ms. Overseth directed a management initiative for the Fund for the City of New York to strength... Read More

Richard R. Buery, Jr.

A New York native, urbanist, social innovator, educator, and Robin Hood’s Chief Executive Officer A first-generation, Panamanian American born and raised in the East New York neighborhood of Brooklyn, Richard R. Buery, Jr. has spent his career fighting to advance equal opportunities for families and communities often left behind. In September 2021, Richard became the CEO of Robin Hood, one of the nation’s leading anti-poverty organizations. At just 16 years old, Richard graduated from Stuyvesan... Read More

Philip Li

Philip Li is the President & CEO of the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation. Prior to joining the foundation in 2016, Phil served as the Chief Operating Officer at The Century Foundation, a public policy think tank, and before that at the Brooklyn Community Foundation, where he helped the organization convert from a private foundation to a public charity. For four years he led the philanthropic practice at Changing Our World, a nonprofit consultancy and prior to that he worked with the Annie E.... Read More

Jenny Negron

Jenny has a unique perspective on the value of Pinkerton grants. In 1998, three days after graduating from New York’s high school for pregnant and parenting teens and six weeks after the birth of her son Joel, she went to work as an “Explainer” in the Science Career Ladder program at the New York Hall of Science–a longtime Pinkerton grantee. While there, she completed her B.A. at Queens College and went on to earn a Master’s in Public Administration at Baruch College. She eventually rose to lead... Read More

Joan Steinberg

Joan Steinberg is the Global Head of Philanthropy and President of the Morgan Stanley Foundation.​ After nine years in the nonprofit sector, Ms. Steinberg joined Morgan Stanley in 1997. She currently oversees Morgan Stanley’s global philanthropic programs, including strategic planning and execution, employee engagement, and corporate and Foundation grantmaking totaling more than $100 million annually. More than 90% of the Firm’s 60,000+ employees are active in these programs.​ Ms. Steinberg curr... Read More