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Monday, November 23 • 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Working with Charities: The Festival As Change Agent

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Organizers of film, music, food and wine festivals generally incorporate charities into their events in a variety of ways. The events are an organic environment to message audience with calls to action that effect change. Find out how these leaders are creating a lasting impression beyond the festival walls.

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Andy Bernstein

Executive Director, HeadCount
Andy Bernstein helped found HeadCount in 2004, and became its executive director in the Spring of 2008. He spearheads the organization’s fundraising, marketing, artist relations and strategic planning, under the guidance of HeadCount’s board of directors. Prior to creating HeadCount, Andy was best known in the music community as an author of “The Pharmer’s Almanac”, a guide to the band Phish that sold over 70,000... Read More →

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Justine Lucas

Global Director of Programs, The Global Poverty Project, Global Citizen Festival
ustine is the Global Director of Programs for the Global Poverty Project. She manages Global Citizen events, global partnerships and campaign development. Justine has a dynamic background in both international and domestic non-profits, including extensive work on human rights and access to justice issues in Cameroon. When she’s not running around NY producing the Global Citizen Festival, you can find her in North Carolina, finding peace... Read More →
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Margaret Martin

Founder / National Director, Harmony Project
Margaret Martin, DrPH, MPH Margaret Martin is a doctor of public health.  She is the Founder and Director of Advocacy and Research of Harmony Project, a music-based mentoring program that provides instruments and tuition-free group and private music lessons to thousands of the most vulnerable children in Los Angeles as a means of positive youth development and social inclusion. Harmony Project has garnered two Presidential awards since 2009... Read More →
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Brandi Veil

Personal and Professional Development Consultant, Public Speaker, Sharing Heals
Brandi Veil is a personal and professional consultant with a private healing practice, sharing economy advocate and former event producer. She is the producer/host of "Sharing Heals" a series of broadcasts focused on transformation in the sharing economy and "Get Connected" with Brandi Veil on NaturalNews.com/TalkNetwork a 7MM viewership blog radio. | | Brandi Veil has a value proposition for event and festival producers at FestForward to... Read More →

Monday November 23, 2015 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Grand Ballroom

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