Presenter: Christina Yoon, PhD, Senior Consultant, Campbell & Company
Campbell & Company's Senior Consultant, Christina Yoon, is a data geek at heart. As a consultant with over twelve years of experience in fundraising, she is fascinated with how data and information can be leveraged to help her clients raise more money. Tina began her professional life as a scientist, obtaining her B.S. in molecular biophysics and biochemistry from Yale and a Ph.D. in biology from MIT, and worked as a researcher at Pfizer for several years before realizing her passion for working with mission-driven nonprofits. She launched her fundraising career by returning to MIT as Senior Liaison Officer in the Office of Corporate Relations and as Development Officer for a capital campaign that led to a $100M gift to establish the David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research. Tina is proud to serve on the board of AFP-DC and is the Co-chair of the Diversity Committee. In addition, she is a member of Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy and the Council of Korean Americans, an organization which she helped found.
Presenter: Sara Jaffe, Senior Director, Development, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts
Sara joined Wolf Trap in 2012 to lead the Foundation's philanthropic program - securing more than $10 million annually to support its arts and education programs. Sara has dedicated 20 years to advancing culture in the Washington, D.C. region, raising more than $50 million to benefit the Shakespeare Theatre Company, Signature Theatre, and the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia, where she most recently served as Vice President. Sara received a B.A. with high honors in Theatre and Dance from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, and is a member of the Board of Visitors of The Hockaday School (Dallas, TX), the Board of Directors of The Inkwell, and Leadership Arlington. In 2012, WJLA-TV honored Sara as one of seven recipients of the Tribute to Working Women Award, and more recently in 2015, Leadership Arlington recognized Sara as one of the 40 Under 40 leaders who demonstrate impact through their exceptional leadership in the DC region.