Alicia Philipp will keynote Georgia State University’s Fall 2013 Commencement. Philipp is President of The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta and is an alumnus of both Emory University and Georgia State University.
Philip was named one of the 100 Most Influential Atlantans by the Georgia Business Chronicle and one of “100 Most Influential Georgians”by Georgia Trends. In 2011 Emory named her one of their “175 Emory Makers of History” in conjunction with their 175th anniversary, and she has received numerous other honors for her work with The Community Foundation and beyond.
Philipp has published also on the role of community foundations:
- Philipp, A. A. (1999), Community foundations: Linking donors to communities. Philanthropic Fundraising, 1999: 43–50. doi: 10.1002/pf.2304
- Wiley, A., Tower, C., Reynolds, D., Philipp, A. and Lavoie, T. O. (1998), The Role of Community Foundations and Regional Associations of Grantmakers as Successful Models. Nat Civic Rev, 87: 147–156. doi: 10.1002/ncr.87204
- Philipp, A., & Traylor, T. (2013). Ensuring there is”community” in the community foundation. In T. Mazany & D. Perry (Eds.), Here for Good: Community Foundations and the Challenges of the 21st Century M.E. Sharpe.