Susan Carey Dempsey
Editor-in-Chief Susan Carey Dempsey has extensive experience working with nonprofit organizations, advocacy groups, and political campaigns. Each week, Susan edits onPhilanthropy.com, a global online resource for philanthropy professionals that she founded in 1999 with Tom Watson. As a journalist for The New York Times as well as other newspapers, magazines and radio, Susan received awards for reporting on civic affairs and environmental issues from Sigma Delta Chi, the Society of Professional Journalists. In addition to being a fundraising and communications consultant, she has served on the board of directors for many non-profit organizations including the Paul R. Carey Foundation, which assists cancer survivors by funding quality of life initiatives; the Brooklyn Bureau of Community Service; St. Gabriel’s Youth House; the Northern Ireland-based Flax Trust, and the Ireland’s Children Committee of the American Ireland Fund. She co-chairs a Cancer Community of Solution group in New York, which has brought together leaders of several organizations, including the American Cancer Society, CancerCare, Gilda’s Club, SHARE, the Young Survival Network, Patient Advocacy Foundation and others to collaborate and share information and resources. For nearly a decade, Susan served as executive vice-president of Changing Our World, Inc., an international philanthropic services company that provides a wide range of consulting services to nonprofits, corporations, foundations, and individuals in philanthropy.
Email: susan <at> causewired.com