Margaret May Damen
A graduate of Boston University, Margaret has served as a member of their National Alumni Council Board. Her 35-year career in fundraising, financial planning and philanthropic consulting began in the early 1970s as a vice president for development at Boston University, and as public relations director for the College of Fine Arts. She served a public affairs director for New England Conservatory of Music and as Executive Director for Arts Boston. Her career also included 18 years with American Express Financial Advisors as a Senior Financial Advisor where she specialized in philanthropic estate planning or women.
She is a frequent keynote speaker and workshop leader on topics of money, wealth, and women's legacy. As a recognized thought-leader and change maker, she has presented papers at the national conferences of the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning, the International Association of Professional Fundraisers and the Association of Healthcare Philanthropic Professionals. Margaret is a member of the Sigma Alpha Iota National Music Fraternity and a classical flutist. She is co-author of “Women, Wealth and Giving: The Virtuous Legacy of the Boom Generation.”
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