Giedrė Šopaitė-Šilinskienė
Baltic Fundraising Hub (LT)

Giedrė has been working with and within the Lithuanian NGO sector for over 15 years. Giedrė’s Bachelor in Social Work and Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a specialization in strategic management have given her the superpower to understand the challenges of NGO management and adapt modern business tools to cope with them.

For the past 5 years, she has held the role of CEO of the local donation portal, with the primary mission of empowering local NGOs to harness their potential in digital fundraising and strengthen the culture of philanthropy in Lithuania. In 2018, Giedrė launched the initiative Fundraising@LT and co-created the first fundraising competence development programme in Lithuania, Fundraising@LT PRO.

Now Giedrė holds the position of the founder and CEO of Baltic Fundraising Hub. Together with her peers, she organises an annual fundraising conference Fundraising Summit, develops a professional network of Lithuanian fundraisers, and provides training and consultations for NGOs.

Giedrė is a consultant, speaker, trainer, and even sometimes an inspirer, with a clear vision to help NGOs become the best version of themselves.

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