Communication Matters: Data Storytelling

Fri, February 19, 2016,
8:30am to 10:00am PST
Seattle and Online
Philanthropy Northwest, 2101 Fourth Avenue, Suite 650, Seattle, WA 98121

Communications staff from Philanthropy Northwest member organizations are invited to join our Communication Matters community of practice. Through our listserv and bimonthly meetings, members have the opportunity to engage in shared learning with their peers around the region in person and online. Participation is open to Philanthropy Northwest members only. Registration is required.

Our December 2015 launch event discussed annual reports. At our February 2016 meeting, we'll talk about using data and infographics to tell our stories. Erica Klinger of Seattle Foundation and Anne Martens of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will discuss specific strategies and examples of their work. Participants are encouraged to bring additional examples and questions share. Remote access is available via RingCentral; login information will be provided upon registration.


  • 8:30 — 9 a.m.
    Coffee, doughnuts and networking
  • 9 — 9:50 a.m.
    Presentation and group discussion on data visualization and infographics
  • 9:50 — 10 a.m.
    Exploration of future topics and next steps

Who Should Attend?

Communications staff of Philanthropy Northwest member organizations.

If you're interested in Communication Matters, but can't attend this event in person or online, email Nicole Neroulias Gupte, Philanthropy Northwest communications manager, for information about other ways to participate in this community of practice.