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Hello Hollywood - update on PEAK Grantmaking (formerly GMN) Annual Conference

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SmartSimple took to the skies and followed a warmer jet stream down to Hollywood, CA, last week to attend the much anticipated GMN (Grants Managers Network) Annual Conference (March 20-22).
The three-day event is one of the biggest gatherings for grantmakers, and a key event in SmartSimple’s calendar.
This was our 6th year there, and as always, it was a valuable opportunity to catch up with grants managers and CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) professionals from across the country, and share the unique benefits of our grants management solutions.
The highlight was a SmartSimple-led seminar on Predictive Analytics, delivered by guest presenter, John McConnell, Founder of Analytical People​. Based in London (England), Analytical People has helped businesses and organizations to interpret data intelligence for over 20 years. Our time in Hollywood came to a wrap with a networking reception, co-hosted with our partners at The Innovation Network, a nonprofit evaluation and research firm wh…

SmartSimple exhibits at ACCP Annual Conference

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SmartSimple representatives made the trip to San Antonio, Texas earlier this week to exhibit at the ACCP (Association of Corporate Contributions Professionals) Annual Conference (March 12-15).

The three-day gathering brings together CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) professionals from across the U.S., to discuss CSR strategy and the value of corporate giving.
It was our first time attending the conference, and it proved to be a valuable opportunity to meet with CSR Executives working in the private sector. We took the opportunity to share a sneak peek at CSR360°, our end-to-end CSR management solution.
Thanks to everyone who stopped by to chat with us. To find out more about how CSR360° makes it easy to track and report on the full spectrum of CSR activities, join us at one of our upcoming demo webinars to see the full solution in action. Click here to register.
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Celebrating SmartSimple women on International Women's Day

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The theme of this year's International Women's Day is “Be Bold For Change”. It's a message intended to push people toward concrete action on gender equality. Here are the career stories of five SmartSimple women. 
#BeBoldForChange #IWD2017
Dr. Teresa Clarke Director of Research Solutions
As Director of Research Solutions, I work with some incredible women in research funding organizations from around the world. From an early stage, I made clear choices to follow a career in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics). Having graduated in Biochemistry, I completed a PhD in structural biology, followed by an post-doctoral position in a leading pharma firm. You can’t know that you will have a successful career among the twists and turns, but if you set goals and remain flexible to take advantage of every opportunity, it will work out. Doing just that is probably what led to my promotion to the post of Senior Scientist, followed by a leadership role as Director of Re…