Title: Founder + CEO
Joanne Sonenshine is Founder + CEO of Connective Impact, a membership hub supporting international nonprofits, Fortune 500 companies, social enterprises and government agencies in their collaborative efforts to fundraise and partner in advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). With two decades of experience facilitating high profile partnerships between business, government and civil society, and deep ties among philanthropic and public donor networks, Joanne uses her connection building skills to help Connective Impact members advance program ideas, scale new innovation and test project concepts in developing economies. Joanne is a development economist and author of Purposeful Profits: Inside Successful Businesses Making a Positive Impact, and, ChangeSeekers: Finding Your Path to Impact. She lives in Arlington, VA with her husband and two sons.
I look forward to learning from other women founders, CEOs and leaders, and being challenged by new ideas and shared creativity. I love meeting new people, as well, so hope to find new collaborators and future colleagues as well!