Lansie Sylvia is a tornado of curls, sparkles, and big ideas. As Director of Engagement for Here’s My Chance, a creative agency that works exclusively with nonprofits and socially responsible businesses, she leads the agency’s external communication strategy, works with clients on communication projects, and builds new community partnerships. She currently serves as HMC’s Project Director for Next Stop: Democracy!, a public art project to improve the voting experience in Philadelphia, funded by the Knight Cities Challenge and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Lansie is also the founder of Philly Give & Get, a volunteer-run organization that promotes nonprofit partners and raises funds to support them via live-auction events in the Greater Philadelphia Area. For her work with Philly Give & Get, she was selected as a 2013 Social Impact Fellow by the University of Pennsylvania and a grant recipient at the 2013 ReGenerate Philly Summit. To date, G&G has distributed more than $20,000 to nonprofit organizations helping kids grow, learn, create, and play.