Melissa Simpson, Author at Generocity Philly

Melissa Simpson

Melissa Simpson

Melissa Simpson is a freelance journalist, blogger, writer, IT specialist and Temple University student. The Philly native began her freelance career in 2012 and has since written for XPN's The Key, Jump magazine, PhillyVoice, Technical.ly Philly, Philly.com and Generocity. Melissa explores her creative writing skills through prose, short stories and creative nonfiction. Much of her work relates to blackness and contemporary womanhood. In addition to her work as a writer, she assists with event planning and programming for cineSPEAK, a nonprofit organization dedicated to furthering the representation of people of color in media.

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Reminder: The future of philanthropy is mission-aligned investing and general operating support event

Apr. 18, 2018 12:52 pm

Reminder: The future of philanthropy is mission-aligned investing and general operating support

The second annual Women in Nonprofit Leadership Conference covered funding trends. In sum: Philanthropists, take risks.
How to plan an inclusive women-in-leadership conference event

Feb. 28, 2018 12:55 pm

How to plan an inclusive women-in-leadership conference

Representation matters, especially when it comes to helping a diverse audience feel welcome. Here's how FearlessCon's Melissa Alam and Women in Nonprofit Leadership Conference's Erika McDaniel do it.
At SHOOTERS, the formerly incarcerated find freedom through film feature

Dec. 5, 2017 12:10 pm

At SHOOTERS, the formerly incarcerated find freedom through film

El Sawyer and Jon Kaufman's Media in Neighborhoods Group is teaching returning citizens digital media and entrepreneurship skills in an intensive six-week program.

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