It’s with great excitement that the Foundation announces a special guest for Tri Sigma’s 45th National Convention. To celebrate three years of our national philanthropic partnership, we welcome March of Dimes President Stacey Stewart on Monday, July 1 in Las Vegas.
“We look forward to Stacey Stewart hearing first-hand from Tri Sigmas the many ways they impacted the March of Dimes mission during the first three years of our partnership,” said Foundation Chair Bonnie Rainey. “Tri Sigma will continue to lead the fight with March of Dimes and support the work of their Prematurity Research Centers.”
Stewart joined March of Dimes as its fifth President on January 1, 2017. In this role, Stewart heads the organization leading the fight for the health of all moms and babies. she is response for all aspect of the organization’s strategy, vision and operations.
Stewart came to March of Dimes from United Way, the nation’s largest nonprofit organization. There she provided strategic direction for more than 1,000 local United Ways. Stewart was also responsible for United Way’s national efforts is education, financial stability and health as well as guiding efforts to enhance the brand and grow revenue. Stewart spearheaded the transformation of United Way from a pass-through fundraiser to a leading organization for local community impact. Prior to becoming U.S. President, Stewart served as Executive Vice President, Community Impact Leadership and Learning. In this role, Stewart developed global partnership to advance community impact in more than 40 countries.
During Stewart’s leadership, March of Dimes recently relocated its headquarters to Arlington, Virginia, a suburb of Washington, DC. The move comes amidst a two-year transformation designed to increase greater awareness and engagement with the organization’s work in support of moms and babies across the country.
“Throughout our 80-year history, we have worked in partnership with individuals and organizations to advance breakthrough research, lead programs, and provide education and advocacy to support all families,” said Stewart. “Our move to Arlington enables us to remain at the forefront of this important work while collaborating more effectively with leading maternal and child health partners in the region.”
The Foundation invites you to join us at Convention to celebrate the success of our partnership for the 2016-2019 triennium. Are you unable to join us in-person? You can still be part of our celebration and hear Stewart’s address to Tri Sigma. Mark you calendar for July 1, 2019 at 1:30 pm (Pacific Time) and join us on Facebook Live.