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Keynote Address: Diana Bucco

Bucco, Diana (2020) Keynote Address: Diana Bucco. In: Community Engaged Scholarship Forum, March 3, 2020, William Pitt Union.

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Diana Bucco has led the revisioning of the Buhl Foundation’s new strategy and approach to philanthropy, including its focus on community-driven neighborhood revitalization. Prior to joining the foundation, she was president of The Forbes Funds, a Pittsburgh-based organization that supports nonprofit capacity building through grant making, research, and leadership development. During her tenure, The Forbes Funds became a leader in supporting strategic restructuring, fiscal modeling, and advocacy on behalf of the nonprofit sector. She also launched the Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Partnership, a coalition of 350 nonprofit organizations that have joined together to create
a unified voice for the sector.

Previously, Bucco was the founding executive director of Coro Pittsburgh and The Mentoring Partnership of Southwestern Pennsylvania and the executive director of Pennsylvania Campus Compact. She is a trustee of Point Park University; serves on the boards of the Pennsylvania Economy League of Greater Pittsburgh, Carnegie Science Center, Advancing Academics, and A+ Schools; and is a member of the International Women’s Forum. She serves nationally on the board of Global Ties U.S. She has been recognized throughout her career for her accomplishments, including by the YWCA Greater Pittsburgh Tribute to Women Leadership Awards, Pittsburgh Business Times Women of Influence awards, Zonta Club of Pittsburgh Spirit of Amelia Earhart Award, Pittsburgh Magazine’s 40 Under 40, and Coro Pittsburgh’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Awards and was the recipient of a German Marshall Fellowship. She also was recognized by the state as one of the top 10 of the GenX generation.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Keynote)
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Bucco, Diana
Centers: Other Centers, Institutes, Offices, or Units > Office of Community and Governmental Relations
Other Centers, Institutes, Offices, or Units > Office of the Provost
Other Centers, Institutes, Offices, or Units > Office of Engagement and Community Affairs
Date: 3 March 2020
Date Type: Completion
Event Title: Community Engaged Scholarship Forum
Event Dates: March 3, 2020
Event Type: Conference
Refereed: No
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Date Deposited: 28 Jul 2021 20:23
Last Modified: 24 Mar 2022 20:12


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