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A special thank you to all of the previous Frederick Nonprofit Summit Speakers.

We are honored to have had the opportunity to bring such dynamic speakers to focus on trends and best practices in the nonprofit sector year after year. 


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The Frederick Nonprofit Summit often brings a diverse group of panelists to dig into the topic.

Stay tuned to find out if panelists are included in 2022!

Janice Simsohn Shaw >>


2021 Moderator

Janice is an adept, high-energy facilitator with 20+ years of experience helping foundation and social change leaders to be better partners, listeners, and givers. She is a passionate and vocal advocate for the power of communal learning and action, helping staff teams, boards, coalitions, and others groups gain greater alignment, clarity, and meaning in their work together. She is a frequent trainer and speaker on facilitation, helping professionals with varied experience gain competence and confidence in making meetings, workshops, and all sorts of convenings engaging, effective, and enjoyable. She is proud to work with a range of inspiring non-profit organizations, foundations, donor collectives, and social-change focused companies.

In the philanthropic sphere, Janice has designed and facilitated leadership development programs for Next Gen donors and executive directors. Her writing has been published on a range of topics including capacity building, investing in non-profit leaders, program-related investments, facilitation, and multi-generational philanthropy.

Earlier in her career, Janice served the environmental field and the Jewish community, working directly for a number of non-profit organizations, and was both a journalist and fact-checker. Janice studied at Skidmore College and Oxford University, and has benefited greatly from training with the Social Transformation Project, Rockwood Leadership, National Outdoor Leadership School, Interaction Institute for Social Change, Race Forward, Scaling Intimacy and the Center for Civic Reflection.

2022 Registration is Opening Soon