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United Way of Salt Lake Presents

The 2020 Collective Impact Summit & Changemaker Awards

November 5, 2020 | Virtual Event


This two-part event is focused on connecting what it takes to solve our community’s most demanding problems and celebrating the movers and shakers leading the way.


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*Registration is now free

Collective Impact Summit

Join us for a morning of breakout sessions and learn how United Way of Salt Lake is harnessing the power of partnerships to solve the most demanding problems we face as a community. After the speech by the plenary speaker, attendees will hear from prominent business and community leaders, with inspiring breakout sessions.

Learn about the Breakout Sessions

Event Schedule

8:30 am - 9:00 am| Opening Keynote, Meisha Robinson, Unite
9:00 am - 10:00 am | Inclusive Recovery Panel Discussion
10:00 am - 11:00 am | Breakout Sessions

Collective Impact Summit

Meisha RobinsonKeynote Speaker: Meisha Robinson

Meisha Robinson is a brand strategist and social entrepreneur committed to generating innovative and impactful changes in organizations and communities. She currently works for UNITE. UNITE is a growing community of diverse people across belief, experience, and expertise, dedicated to fulfilling the promise of America together. Ms. Robinson is also the Executive Director of I Am, We Are a non-profit organization, piloting in South Africa, dedicated to empowering youth with the fortitude, knowledge, and skills necessary to actively build the future they envision for themselves.

Ms. Robinson has managed multi-million dollar brands for Campbell Soup Company and Reckitt Benckiser. She has also led marketing and communications efforts for nonprofits, such as the National Peace Corps Association, and higher education institutions including George Washington University. Committed to service, Ms. Robinson also served as a United States Peace Corps Volunteer in Benin, West Africa and in South Africa as a Marketing Manager for Special Olympics South Africa. She received a Masters of Business Administration in Marketing from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from University of Maryland Eastern Shore.



Inclusive Recovery Panel:

Natalie Gochnour
Director, Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute (moderator)

James Jackson, III
Founder & Executive Director, Utah Black Chamber

Sarah Young
Director of Strategic Initiatives, Utah State Board of Education

Changemaker Awards

Help us honor the 2020 Changemaker awardees for their passion, dedication and hands-on approach to helping kids and families across our community succeed, every step of the way.

Our 2020 Changemaker Awardees:

Bank of America
Bob Edmiston, Principal at McPolin Elementary in Park City
Crystal Maggelet of the FJM Impact Fund
University of Utah

With A Special Posthumous Honor: 

Linda Mariotti, Granite School District 

Event Schedule

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Award Ceremony


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