Simone is described as “one of the most thoughtful, inspiring, and provocative leaders” in the NGO sector. She’s a consultant in fund development, strategic planning, and governance, and an adjunct university professor. She chairs the Advisory Board of the Centre for Sustainable Philanthropy, Plymouth University, and the governing Board of a U.S. Planned Parenthood. She’s written three books, contributed to others, writes a weekly blog and monthly e-news. Visit her Free Download Library at