Guest 1: National Philanthropy Day
Wendy Urushima-Conn, Chair of the National Philanthropy Day (NPD) Honorary Committee, and Lisa Ritchie, President of the local chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, talk about the annual NPD event that will be held on Monday, November 5 at the Town & Country Hotel in Mission Valley. Urushima-Conn and Ritchie chat about the importance of best practices in the philanthropy arena.

Guest 2: San Diego Unified School District, LEGO Education and The Maritime Alliance
Cheryl Hibbeln, Executive Director of the Office of School Innovation and Integrated Youth Services for the San Diego Unified School District, is joined by Keith Kostrzewski, Head of Enterprise Sales for LEGO Education and Michael Jones, President of The Maritime Alliance, to discuss college and career pathways through partnerships with industry and schools.
Hibbeln talks about BlueTech industry pathways; Jones chats about the importance of experiential learning to develop entrepreneurs; and Kostrzewski addresses the importance of Playful Learning Experiences in education, especially in early childhood.

1 National Philanthropy Day
2 San Diego Unified School District, LEGO Education and The Maritime Alliance