Lindsay Firestone Gruber's Sessions
Skills-Based Volunteering: A Unique Approach to Professional Development
Session location: SanibelDay 2: 9:30 am - 10:30 am.
Lindsay Firestone Gruber is the president and CEO of the Taproot Foundation. A widely recognized authority on nonprofit capacity-building, CSR and cross-sector collaboration, Gruber has dedicated her career to the idea that greater change can be achieved in the world by helping to strengthen the organizations that are tackling some of society’s greatest challenges. Under her leadership, the Taproot Foundation supports organizations by engaging business professionals in pro bono service, ensuring that organizations serving the social good have access to the marketing, HR, IT, strategy and other resources they need to thrive.
A frequent public speaker in the field, Gruber has been cited in many major publications including The New York Times and The Washington Post, and has authored and contributed to numerous thought leadership pieces on topics ranging from pro bono and leadership development to best practices in effective program design and scaling.
Gruber holds a B.A. from Yale University and is an American Express Leadership Academy alumna.