Senior Vice President, Institutional Advancement
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Leslie Findlen is currently Sr. Vice President of Institutional Advancement at Brooklyn Botanic Garden. She has 25 years experience in fundraising and program planning for nonprofit organizations in arts and culture, education and the environment. She has led fundraising and strategic planning efforts at Brooklyn Botanic Garden since 1999, including the recent completion of a $122 million Campaign. BBG was awarded a 2014 National Medal from the Institute of Museum and Library Services for its organizational vitality and excellence in community engagement. She has previously held positions in arts and education with the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Japan-U.S. Women Leaders’ Dialogue/Institute of International Education, and Japan Exchange Teaching Program. A graduate of Brown University, she has participated in the Getty Museum Leadership Institute, Center for Creative Leadership, and Coro Leadership New York.
Tuesday, May 8
1:30 PM – 2:45 PM