12 Jul, 2021

STRIDE: A Social Impact Summit
November 8-9, 2022


STRIDE: A Social Impact Summit is the Council’s newest signature event. Centered on social responsibility, sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion, STRIDE is a place to share ideas, innovate and connect to better society. The summit will highlight best practices, thought leadership and research trends. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn and network with public affairs leaders from across the profession.


Who should attend?

  • Public affairs professionals interested in best practices and current trends in social impact and sustainability
  • Professionals interested in incorporating diversity, equity and inclusion into their internal and external initiatives
  • Communications professionals that guide company strategies for CSR, sustainability and DEI programs

Advisory Committee

Bob Axelrod, Senior Vice President and Partner, FleishmanHillard
Scot Case, Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability, National Retail Federation
Dawn Christian, Executive Vice President, Equity, Diversity and Cultural Marketing, GCI Health
Maureen Kline, Vice President, Public Affairs and Sustainability, Pirelli Tire North America
Kevin Maley, Senior Vice President, VOX Global
Belen Mendoza, Vice President, Advocacy and Public Affairs Campaigns, AARP
Elizabeth Reilly, Senior Director, FoodMinds
Denielle Sachs, Senior Director and Global Head, APCO Impact
Lindsay Singleton, Managing Director, ROKK Solutions
Ellie Shaw, Director, Federal Government Affairs, American Express
Shonzia Thompson, Executive Director, Council of Manufacturing Associations
Patrice Webb, Founder, Indewelling Consulting LLC
Patrice Willoughby, Managing Director, Signal Group


Who should I contact if I have more questions?

Corporate Social Responsibility, STRIDE
Manager, Social Impact Practice
202.787.5977 | email

Caryn Seligman, Senior Director
202.787.5966 | email