Across the country and across the globe women are taking their rightful place at the table where decisions are made. Nowhere is their presence more powerfully felt than in the arena of philanthropy, where women's values and visions are reshaping our world.
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Impact 100 is guided by an advisory committee. Thanks to the members who have provided suggestions to shape this year’s program.

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Impact 100 Events

Kick-Off Event: Breakfast with Dr. Elizabeth Dunn

Tuesday, October 3, 8:30 – 9:30am
Greater New Orleans Foundation Center for Philanthropy, 919 St. Charles Avenue

The Science of Happier Spending

Elizabeth DunnDoes spending money make you happier? The answer is yes, if spent on other people, according to Dr. Elizabeth Dunn, co-author of Happy Money: The Science of Happier Spending. A researcher on self-knowledge and happiness, Dr. Dunn is an expert on positive psychology and whose research has been featured in The New York Times, The London Times, Time and CNN. Dr. Dunn is a professor in the Psychology Department at the University of British Colombia.

Meet the Nonprofit Leaders

Thursday, October 26, members will hear presentations from the nonprofits at the Old U.S. Mint. Four nonprofits, one from each of the four funding categories, will present how they would spend the $100,000 grant. The four categories are: Arts & Culture; Education & Youth Development; Environment; and, Health & Social Services.

Celebration of the $100,000 grant

On Thursday, November 2, we will gather to celebrate the winning nonprofit.

If you have any questions, please contact Allie Betts, development officer at the Foundation, 504-598-4663 or