Over the course of her career, Adjunct Assistant Professor Sue Davies has raised more than $250 million for nonprofits. In 2017, New York Nonprofit Media named her one of the Top 50 over 50 Nonprofit Leaders in New York City.
Currently serving as a Senior Consultant with m3 Development, Sue has held leadership positions at United Way of New York City, Montclair State University, Barnard College, Rutgers University, the All Stars Project, the New York Academy of Sciences, and the American Cancer Society.
Sue has expertise in major and principal gifts, campaigns, foundation and government relations, corporate partnerships, events, board development, budgeting and management of development departments.
She has been a featured speaker at programs sponsored by: Women in Development, the Association for Fundraising Professionals, the Foundation Center, Do Something, and elsewhere. She has served on the Boards of Directors of the All Stars Project, Women in Development/NYC, Association for Fundraising Professionals/New Jersey, and Leadership Newark.
Sue has been teaching at NYU since 2007. In addition to Wagner, Sue teaches in the George Heyman Center for Philanthropy and Fundraising and the Masters in Professional Writing Program.
When not teaching, Sue is a travel writer for her own website (https://travelforlifenow.com) and other travel media sites.
Sue received a BA from Bryn Mawr College, a certificate in database development and design from Columbia University, and a Master’s degree in Information Science from Pace University.