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About Generocity

Generocity is a local social impact news and events group with a mission of building better communities through smarter impact. We do this through news, events and services. The focus of our reporting and convening is on how nonprofit, social enterprise and other mission groups can maximize their impact. Our audience are funders and leaders of mission organizations who care about maximizing impact.

Founded in fall 2009 by philanthropist Sandra Baldino, Generocity has been published by Technically Media since October 2015. Technically Media is a local niche news organization that publishes social impact site Generocity.org and local tech news network Technical.ly.

Our Staff

Generocity is made of a committed group of young urbanists in the Northeast Corridor.

Editor

Sabrina Vourvoulias ( @followthelede / Send an email ) Sabrina Vourvoulias is the editor of Generocity. Previous to joining the team, she worked as managing editor of a number of English- and Spanish-language Philadelphia-area news organizations, where her work has earned everything from José Martí awards to an Emmy. She is also a novelist and short fiction writer. Born in Thailand and raised in Guatemala, she has lived in Chester County with her family for the past two decades.

Krystine SippleKrystine Sipple ( @ / Send an email ) Krystine (Krys) Sipple has over twenty years of experience in the nonprofit sector; her expertise is with creating development programs and governance infrastructures for small, grassroots non-profit organizations. She currently serves as the interim executive director of Oxford Area Neighborhood Services Center in southern Chester County, and is on the board of Barclay Friends, a senior living community in West Chester. In the past, she has served on the national grants selection committee for the American Medical Association Foundation in Chicago, the board of AFP’s Greater Philadelphia Chapter, as secretary of the Health Care Access Board in Phoenixville, Foundation Chair of the Phoenixville Rotary Board and on the Board of the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics.

CEO

Christopher WinkChristopher Wink ( @christopherwink / Send an email ) Christopher Wink is the cofounder and Chief Executive Officer of Technically Media, which publishes Generocity.org and local tech news and events network Technical.ly. In that capacity, he is a lead organizer of Philly Tech Week and Baltimore Innovation Week, among other events that bring smart people together. Previously, he worked for a homeless advocacy nonprofit and was a freelance reporter. He writes frequently about media and entrepreneurship on his personal blog at christopherwink.com and tweets @christopherwink. The Temple University alumnus is a bicycle commuter and resident of the Fishtown neighborhood of Philadelphia.

VP of Philadelphia Initiatives

Vincent BetterVincent Better ( @ / Send an email ) Vincent Better is the VP of Philadelphia Initiatives at Technically Media. Previous to joining the team, he served as an independent consultant and the VP of Digital Solutions at Pennlive.com, one of the leading digital properties in the state of PA. His strategy experience transcends both national brands and small, local businesses. The native of Baltimore and Temple alum also enjoys cycling and live music.

Senior Manager, Marketing and Partnerships

Jeanette LloydJeanette Lloyd ( @Jah_Netti / Send an email ) Jeanette Lloyd is the Senior Manager of Marketing and Partnerships at Technically Media where she focuses on Events Marketing, Audience Development for Editorial and Product Marketing for Sales and the Business teams. She thrives on making connections that spark. Jeanette draws experience from the corporate (Red Bull NA) and nonprofit (Media In Neighborhoods Group) worlds. Jeanette has always been involved with innovative, creative endeavors in events, music, performance, art and cinema.

Operations Manager

Jane LeeJane Lee ( @ / Send an email ) Jane Lee is the Operations Manager for Technically Media. Previous to joining the team, she held roles in Retail Management and Buying for specialized boutiques. Jane is currently a MBA candidate at Temple University. She is an avid reader and dedicated to rescuing stray cats.

Chief Business Development Officer

Brian James KirkBrian James Kirk ( @brianjameskirk / Send an email ) Brian James Kirk is Chief Business Development Officer and a cofounder of Technically Media, the publisher of Technical.ly and Generocity. Kirk handles sales, marketing and product development, forging new partnerships, building brand identity and coordinating events and projects. He produces the Philadelphia bike community event Bikeout and lives in the Callowhill neighborhood of Philadelphia.

Events Director

Catherine SontagCatherine Sontag ( @ / Send an email ) Catherine Sontag has been overseeing and executing events in all of Technical.ly's markets since 2014. She's a (youthful) cat lady and a hydration enthusiast. Ask her about her solo trip to Paris.

Events Coordinator

Fatima ContehFatima Conteh ( @_FatimaConteh / Send an email ) Fatima is the Events Coordinator for Technical.ly, carrying years of experience in event design, workshop production and community building. After graduating Drexel University in 2015, she focused her efforts on creating content for people of color to explore their mental health and sharing mindful resources that can help independents creators. Ask her about her next workshop!

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