Talks and Presentations
- We Give Summit 2021 - Network Showcase (introduction to different giving circle networks) - Avi Caplan and Jesse Chan-Norris [Google Slides]
- Origins of the Awesome Foundation (11 mins) – Featuring Tim Hwang.
- Thematic Chapters in the Awesome Foundation Ecosystem: How Do They Work, and What Can We Learn? (47 mins) – A panel of deans from thematic chapters discuss how their chapters work, some of the most awesome projects they've supported, and what might be next. Featuring Stephen Calnan (Awesome Vegan), Josh Finnell (Awesome Libraries), and Tiffany Yu (Awesome Disability). Moderated by Avi Caplan.
- Learning from Chicago Grant Winners (55 mins) – A panel of Chicago winners discuss their projects and what a relationship with the Awesome Foundation has meant for them. Featuring Jeremiah Hulsebos-Spofford, Cedric Hurst, Shawn Lent, Jamie Caitlin Lovell, Billy McGuinness, and Rhoda Rosen. Moderated by Erin Watson.
- Awesome Miami video
- Kali Wasenko at Creative Mornings DC
- Mike Capsambelis on Awesome Pittsburgh and how its pitch parties work
- What Makes an Awesome Foundation Chapter Sustainable (55 mins) – A panel of trustees and deans from chapters that have been running successfully for many years discuss what the secrets have been to their success, including how they have managed turnover and avoided burnout. Featuring Kara Brickman, Jesse Chan-Norris, Alex Dickinson, and Terry Olson. Moderated by Tim Hwang.
- Awesome Around the World (50 mins) – A panel of trustees and deans from chapters outside North America share how the Awesome Foundation model works in their countries, and discuss the future of the Awesome Foundation globally. Featuring Andrew Beattie, Lisa La Bonte, Renato Orozco, and Lucinda Roberts. Moderated by Christina Xu.
- Tim Hwang (San Francisco), Emily Daniels (Ottawa), and Ana Luisa Santos (Rio de Janeiro) on CBC Radio, in Ottawa, ahead of Awesome Summit 2014 (10 minutes).
- Nikki Lee and Rachel Popkin (Awesome Seattle) at Schoolhouse Craft. (~15 min, no video). Slide deck here.
- Ellen Chisa and Nikki Lee (Awesome Seattle) at Creative Mornings Seattle (17 minutes + Q&A). Download their slide deck here: File:Seattle Creative Mornings - The Awesome Foundation.pptx.
- Rachel Popkin and Abe Passaglia (Awesome Seattle) at HUB Social Giving Night. (>5 min, no video). Slide deck: File:AFSEA presentation at HUB 1 16 13.pptx.zip.
- Gabriel Platt's (Awesome Nurenberg) Ignite Talk. Slide Deck, Slideshare
- Christina Xu (IHAS/Awesome Boston) at FEAST. Annotated slide deck here.
- Bryony Cole's (Awesome Melbourne) presentation, 2011 Slide Deck, Slideshare
- Christina Xu (IHAS/Awesome Boston) at TEDxBoston. A later version of the talk's slides are here (9 minutes)
- Jess Nichols' presentation about Awesome Foundation Sydney at Social Innovation Business Sydney - 13th August 2011 Slide Deck, Slideshare
- Jess Nichols' (Awesome Sydney) Ignite Talk, October 11, 2011. YouTube
- Tim Hwang (IHAS/Awesome San Francisco) at Ignite Boston. (5 minutes)