Dr. Pippa Grange also joins the lineup for the tech conference for a better world
Charleston, S.C. (September 1, 2021) — Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB), the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good, today announced that two-time Grammy®-winning singer-songwriter Colbie Caillat will perform at bbcon 2021 Virtual, the tech conference for a better world. In addition, Dr. Pippa Grange, bestselling author, sports psychologist and culture coach will join the mainstage at the conference, which is happening Oct. 13–15 and is free for all.
“bbcon 2021 Virtual is right around the corner, and we’re so excited to bring engaging speakers, sessions and experiences to social good professionals around the globe,” said Catherine LaCour, chief marketing officer, Blackbaud. “Colbie Caillat and Dr. Pippa Grange are two remarkable women who not only have made a name for themselves in their chosen fields but have also dedicated their platforms to helping make the world a better place. They will both bring unique inspiration and perspective to our bbcon audience.”
Colbie Caillat is known for her breakthrough acoustic pop single “Bubbly” and platinum hits including “Brighter Than the Sun,” and “Try.” She has sold over 6 million albums and 10 million singles worldwide. Throughout her career, she has been an avid spokesperson and supporter for The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), the Surfrider Foundation, Save The Music, Farm Sanctuary and The Humane Society of the United States. Caillat will play an intimate mini concert for the bbcon audience.
Dr. Pippa Grange is the bestselling author of “Fear Less: How to Win at Life Without Losing Yourself,” a guide to finding our real passions by letting go of fear and perfectionism. As a renowned sports psychologist, Dr. Grange has partnered with elite sports teams and The Football Association in England, where she worked closely with the England team for the 2018 World Cup. Her passion for identifying opportunities for women and girls in sports has enabled her to serve on the senior leadership team of Right to Dream, a social enterprise that creates sports opportunities for girls.
As previously announced, award-winning artist and activist Laura Dern and actor, director and educator LeVar Burton will also join the bbcon mainstage. The conference will include more than 140 informative sessions to provide social good professionals with tips, real-life success stories, thought leadership discussions and cutting-edge content. Sessions include content for all regions, role types and markets, including arts and cultural organizations, cause-based nonprofits, educational institutions, faith communities, healthcare organizations, foundations, corporate giving and more.
For more information about bbcon 2021 Virtual and to register for free, visit bbconference.com.
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