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Rebecca Darwent

Internationally Recognized Expert on Philanthropy & Community-Led Initiatives

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Rebecca Darwent Biography

Rebecca Darwent is an internationally recognized expert and captivating speaker in the field of philanthropy and community-led initiatives. With her upcoming TED talk on the transformative power of community-led philanthropy, Darwent is set to inspire individuals and organizations to embrace collaborative approaches in driving positive social change.

With a diverse background spanning philanthropic advising, consulting, and global partnerships, Darwent brings a wealth of knowledge and practical experience to all endeavors . She has led multimillion-dollar investments in equity, health, and education. She is currently a Senior Advisor to Philanthropy Together focusing on raising awareness of and funding for collaboratives, specifically those that are community-led.

As a co-founder of the Foundation for Black Communities, she led fundraising, community engagement, and advocacy that resulted in a historic $200 million commitment to Black philanthropy by the Canadian government, ensuring sustainable resources are available for Black communities to thrive, engage in solution-making, and create lasting impact.

Prior to this, she was Director of Global Partnerships at Singularity University, leading tech and education programming across five continents. Darwent also worked in the Ontario provincial government as a Senior Policy Advisor to the Minister of Children and Youth Services, responsible for the Anti-Racism Directorate.

Darwent is a dedicated volunteer currently serving on the Board of Directors of the Foundation for Black Communities, The Philanthropy Workshop Canada, and Laidlaw Foundation. She has been recognized as a Women Leaders for the World Fellow and honored as a Canadian Millennium Laureate.

Speaking Topics
  • COLLECTIVE GIVING: UNLOCKING COMMUNITY-LED PHILANTHROPY

    Join us on a transformative journey to unleash the full potential of philanthropy and create a ripple effect of global change.

    This inspiring talk will showcase successful community-led initiatives, exploring how individuals and organizations can scale their giving efforts to tackle pressing global challenges. Discover practical strategies for collaboration, amplifying impact, and building a sustainable legacy of philanthropy.

  • BEYOND DONATIONS: CATALYZING SOCIAL JUSTICE THROUGH PHILANTHROPY

    Redistributing Resources, Power, and Privilege:

    In this practical and hands-on session, we will explore how donors can go beyond traditional notions of philanthropy to become agents of social justice.

    By examining the root causes of systemic issues, we will provide clear steps and strategies for redistributing resources to communities that need them most, ensuring a lasting impact and addressing underlying inequities.

  • EVERYDAY PHILANTHROPY: UNLOCKING RESOURCES FOR IMPACT

    Who is a philanthropist? Anyone who gives! In this practical and empowering session, we will explore the multiple ways we can share our resources, power, and privilege in our communities, regardless of income, title, or access.

    Discover how everyday acts of generosity and social action can advance social justice, and gain practical tools to become an active participant in creating positive change today.

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  • How do I book Rebecca Darwent to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Rebecca Darwent for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Rebecca Darwent, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Rebecca Darwent or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Rebecca Darwent

    Speaking fees for Rebecca Darwent, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Rebecca Darwent are available upon request for live events and available upon request for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Rebecca Darwent, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Rebecca Darwent speak about?

    Rebecca Darwent is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Activism, Black History, Business, Diversity Speakers, Non Profit, Social Justice, TED.
  • Where does Rebecca Darwent travel from?

    Rebecca Darwent generally travels from Montreal, Canada, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Rebecca Darwent’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Rebecca Darwent for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Rebecca Darwent for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Rebecca Darwent or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.
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Internationally Recognized Expert on Philanthropy & Community-Led Initiatives

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Rebecca Darwent Biography

Rebecca Darwent is an internationally recognized expert and captivating speaker in the field of philanthropy and community-led initiatives. With her upcoming TED talk on the transformative power of community-led philanthropy, Darwent is set to inspire individuals and organizations to embrace collaborative approaches in driving positive social change.

With a diverse background spanning philanthropic advising, consulting, and global partnerships, Darwent brings a wealth of knowledge and practical experience to all endeavors . She has led multimillion-dollar investments in equity, health, and education. She is currently a Senior Advisor to Philanthropy Together focusing on raising awareness of and funding for collaboratives, specifically those that are community-led.

As a co-founder of the Foundation for Black Communities, she led fundraising, community engagement, and advocacy that resulted in a historic $200 million commitment to Black philanthropy by the Canadian government, ensuring sustainable resources are available for Black communities to thrive, engage in solution-making, and create lasting impact.

Prior to this, she was Director of Global Partnerships at Singularity University, leading tech and education programming across five continents. Darwent also worked in the Ontario provincial government as a Senior Policy Advisor to the Minister of Children and Youth Services, responsible for the Anti-Racism Directorate.

Darwent is a dedicated volunteer currently serving on the Board of Directors of the Foundation for Black Communities, The Philanthropy Workshop Canada, and Laidlaw Foundation. She has been recognized as a Women Leaders for the World Fellow and honored as a Canadian Millennium Laureate.

Rebecca Darwent Speaking Topics

  • COLLECTIVE GIVING: UNLOCKING COMMUNITY-LED PHILANTHROPY

    Join us on a transformative journey to unleash the full potential of philanthropy and create a ripple effect of global change.

    This inspiring talk will showcase successful community-led initiatives, exploring how individuals and organizations can scale their giving efforts to tackle pressing global challenges. Discover practical strategies for collaboration, amplifying impact, and building a sustainable legacy of philanthropy.

  • BEYOND DONATIONS: CATALYZING SOCIAL JUSTICE THROUGH PHILANTHROPY

    Redistributing Resources, Power, and Privilege:

    In this practical and hands-on session, we will explore how donors can go beyond traditional notions of philanthropy to become agents of social justice.

    By examining the root causes of systemic issues, we will provide clear steps and strategies for redistributing resources to communities that need them most, ensuring a lasting impact and addressing underlying inequities.

  • EVERYDAY PHILANTHROPY: UNLOCKING RESOURCES FOR IMPACT

    Who is a philanthropist? Anyone who gives! In this practical and empowering session, we will explore the multiple ways we can share our resources, power, and privilege in our communities, regardless of income, title, or access.

    Discover how everyday acts of generosity and social action can advance social justice, and gain practical tools to become an active participant in creating positive change today.

Rebecca Darwent Videos

  • How to Fund Real Change in Your Community | Rebecca Darwent | TED
    Is there a way to give back that benefits everyone? Citing the success of collective giving practices from around the world, philanthropic advisor...

FAQs on booking Rebecca Darwent

  • How do I book Rebecca Darwent to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Rebecca Darwent for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Rebecca Darwent, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Rebecca Darwent or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Rebecca Darwent

    Speaking fees for Rebecca Darwent, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Rebecca Darwent are available upon request for live events and available upon request for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Rebecca Darwent, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Rebecca Darwent speak about?

    Rebecca Darwent is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Activism, Black History, Business, Diversity Speakers, Non Profit, Social Justice, TED.
  • Where does Rebecca Darwent travel from?

    Rebecca Darwent generally travels from Montreal, Canada, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Rebecca Darwent’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Rebecca Darwent for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Rebecca Darwent for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Rebecca Darwent or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.

Rebecca Darwent is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as COLLECTIVE GIVING: UNLOCKING COMMUNITY-LED PHILANTHROPY, BEYOND DONATIONS: CATALYZING SOCIAL JUSTICE THROUGH PHILANTHROPY and EVERYDAY PHILANTHROPY: UNLOCKING RESOURCES FOR IMPACT. The estimated speaking fee range to book Rebecca Darwent for your event is available upon request. Rebecca Darwent generally travels from MontrealCanada and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are John Legend, Nicole Taylor, Nkechi Taifa, Chris L. Stewart and Tyrone McKinley Freeman. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Rebecca Darwent for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Rebecca Darwent Speaking Topics

  • COLLECTIVE GIVING: UNLOCKING COMMUNITY-LED PHILANTHROPY

    Join us on a transformative journey to unleash the full potential of philanthropy and create a ripple effect of global change.

    This inspiring talk will showcase successful community-led initiatives, exploring how individuals and organizations can scale their giving efforts to tackle pressing global challenges. Discover practical strategies for collaboration, amplifying impact, and building a sustainable legacy of philanthropy.

  • BEYOND DONATIONS: CATALYZING SOCIAL JUSTICE THROUGH PHILANTHROPY

    Redistributing Resources, Power, and Privilege:

    In this practical and hands-on session, we will explore how donors can go beyond traditional notions of philanthropy to become agents of social justice.

    By examining the root causes of systemic issues, we will provide clear steps and strategies for redistributing resources to communities that need them most, ensuring a lasting impact and addressing underlying inequities.

  • EVERYDAY PHILANTHROPY: UNLOCKING RESOURCES FOR IMPACT

    Who is a philanthropist? Anyone who gives! In this practical and empowering session, we will explore the multiple ways we can share our resources, power, and privilege in our communities, regardless of income, title, or access.

    Discover how everyday acts of generosity and social action can advance social justice, and gain practical tools to become an active participant in creating positive change today.

Rebecca Darwent Speaker Videos

  • How to Fund Real Change in Your Community | Rebecca Darwent | TED
    Is there a way to give back that benefits everyone? Citing the success of collective giving practices from around the world, philanthropic advisor Rebecca Darwent asks donors to let communities lead...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent and wish to request a profile update or removal from our online directory, please submit a profile request form.

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