2008 Annual Meeting
EFFECTIVE STRATEGIES FOR LEADING SOCIAL CHANGE
September 23, 2008, The Rockefeller University Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Dining Room, New York City
More than 100 leading international philanthropists convened in New York for the Annual Meeting of the Global Philanthropists Circle. The Circle is a dynamic network of leading international philanthropists dedicated to eliminating poverty and increasing equity worldwide. The Annual Meeting provided a forum for Circle members to exchange successful approaches and challenges to poverty alleviation with their peers, increase their knowledge and capacity to act effectively, find inspiration and explore possibilities for collaboration.
Poverty Alleviation and Girls Empowerment
Discussion with Fazle Hasan Abed, Founder and Chairperson, BRAC, Maria Eitel, President, Nike Foundation, and Peter Buffett, Co-Chair, NoVo Foundation; moderated by Surita Sandosham, Senior Director, Global Leaders, Synergos --
A Conversation with Emilio Azcárraga Jean, CEO, Televisa, about Philanthropy in Latin America
Interviewed by Peggy Dulany, Founder and Chair, Synergos --
The Critical Link Between Climate Change and Poverty
Discussion with Wangari Maathai, Nobel Laureate and Founder, Green Belt Movement, and Jeffrey Sachs, Director, Earth Institute at Columbia University; moderated by Adele Simmons, Board of Directors, Synergos --
Dikembe Mutombo, Founder of the Dikembe Mutombo Foundation, and GPC member Precious Moloi-Motsepe.
- Promoting Peace through Philanthropic Action
- Inspiring Organizational Transformation and Leadership --
Transcript and Video Highlights
- New Approaches to Health and Social Development in Africa
- Intergenerational Philanthropy
- Philanthropic Partnerships in Latin America
Peter Buffet, Co-Chair of the NoVo Foundation, and GPC member Jerry Hirsch.
Synergos Founder and Chair Peggy Dulany with GPC Members Kathy Ackerman-Robins and Dorian Goldman.
Christine A. Butler photos