We are pleased to welcome Lily Kanter, CEO of Boon Supply and co-founder of Serena & Lily, to The Co-Co for our Social Impact Series. Lily will share her journey from her days at Microsoft, to shifting her focus to family and philanthropy, to launching Serena & Lily, and now her social enterprise, Boon Supply. With Boon Supply, she is leveraging products to advance social good. Launched in 2017, the company has already invested more than $20 million into local communities. Lily will share ways to get involved with Boon’s mission to “Power the Doers.”
7 pm Drinks, light bites, connection, and community
7:30 pm Introducing Lily Kanter
8:15 pm Q&A
9 pm Event concludes
This event is free for all Co-Co members. $75 non-member tickets include event entry + a complimentary Co-Co day pass. Registrants will receive a link to a day pass one day before the event. Day pass expires 12/20/19.
About Lily Kanter:
Lily Kanter, the CEO of Boon Supply and co-founder of Serena & Lily, has over 29 years of experience in the business and technology fields. She has held management positions for Microsoft, Deloitte & Touche, and IBM and created the first Microsoft flagship earning her the Chairman’s Award from Bill Gates in July 1999.
Lily left Microsoft in late 2000 to start a family and focus on philanthropic causes, efforts that earned her the cover spot of Time Magazine as a “New Philanthropist” is July 2000. Inspired by her first foray into motherhood in June of 2001, Lily opened a baby-oriented home furnishings business which eventually led to her partnership with Serena and the creation of Serena & Lily.
Lily graduated Arizona State University with a BS in Accounting and attended the Executive MBA program at Pepperdine University.
Lily is a Wexner Heritage Fellow as well as a Henry Crown Fellow from the Aspen Institute. She and her husband, Marc Sarosi, live in Mill Valley, CA with their three boys.
About Boon Supply:
Boon Supply was founded to make it easy for people to get involved and give back to their communities in meaningful ways. Boon set out to breathe new life into the world of fundraising by pairing incredible technology with great products that make life better. Their mission to “Power the #Doers” has guided their every step of building a team of passionate volunteers and consultants trained to support and guide them, along with a set of tools that makes the task more fun and rewarding on every level.