Have an attendance code? Sign In to enter it. This live web event has ended. Thank you for attending. Contributors Laura Rice Laura Rice, MBA, CFRE, leads the development of sustaining philanthropy to support the San Diego Zoo, San Diego Zoo Safari Park, and San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance’s commitment to worldwide conservation efforts. She built her expertise in fundraising and development with over 20 years in the sector, and excels at devising creative and strategic solutions, and building relationships and teams. She is skilled in organizing people, information, and programs for meaningful impact. Having earned her MBA from Point Loma Nazarene University and a BA in Communication from UCSD, Laura brings with her an extensive career working in fundraising, major gifts, and stewardship including her most recent employer, National University, where she was the Senior Director of Development. She has also served in development leadership roles at Girl Scouts of San Diego, the American Red Cross, and UCSD School of Medicine. She is currently involved with multiple community organizations, including serving as President of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) San Diego Chapter, and is a graduate of LEAD Impact 2020.