Tag Archives: Philanthropy

“Inventing Fire for the Second Time”: Convergence, Collaboration, and Compromise at CGI 2009

TweetAs you all know, Jos, Vanessa and I have been attending the 5th Annual Meeting of the Clinton Global Initative this week in Manhattan. We’ve put up several posts already about the event, including coverage of the opening session, photos from the first day, and coverage of Wednesday morning’s Plenary Session on Investing in Women [...]
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Live Blogging: NCRW Philanthropy, Social Entrepreneurship and Activism

TweetRichard Brown, from American Express talks about the intersection between corporate philanthropy and leadership development. Janelle Shubert, from Babson College, talks about social entrepreneurship. Babson College, which she claims is the premier educational institution globally for social entrepreneurship, is based on three principles: people, planet, profit. According to Ashoka, one of the leading organizations on [...]
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Feminist Fairy God Mother Blesses Colleges and Universities with Female Presidents

TweetFrom the Associated Press: It is the question on everyone’s lips in philanthropy: Who is the mysterious donor giving away millions of dollars to at least a dozen universities nationwide? A circle of successful businesswomen? A publicity-shy billionaire? Oprah? What is so unusual is that not even the universities know the answer. But the parlor [...]
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