Speakers » Linda McNeil Tantawi

CEO, Susan G. Komen

Linda McNeil Tantawi joined Susan G. Komen Greater NYC as its CEO in January 2013. Since 2009, Linda has served as executive director of the CJ Foundation for SIDS, a national nonprofit organization devoted to eliminating the tragedy of sudden, unexpected infant and early childhood deaths, supporting grieving families, advancing medical research, furthering parent and professional education and advocating for the health and survival of all children. For the 15 years prior, Linda led development and communications efforts at Volunteers of America of Greater New York, with tenures as VP and chief development and communications officer as well as interim president and CEO. Earlier, she served as director of development for the Black Leadership Commission on AIDS in New York and as senior account executive with J.C. Geever, Inc., a consulting firm that advises nonprofits on fundraising strategies. Linda attended the University of Massachusetts, where she received her Bachelor of Arts, cum laude in communications with a minor degree in psychology. She also received a University Diploma in Social Psychology from the University of Kent, U.K.

Linda and Devon Ott have been re-engineering Komen NYC’s marketing strategy since 2013 and have reshaped the donor experience with the brand on- and offline.



November 12th - 13th, 2018
08:00 AM - 06:00 PM ET


WHYY Public Media Commons
150 N. 6th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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