GC2017 program det
Seeding Change: A New Dynamism in Philanthropy
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 / 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Whittier Room

Richard Ditizio, President and Chief Operating Officer, Milken Institute

Sir Tom Hunter, Founder, Hunter Foundation; Founding Partner, West Coast Capital
Dominika Kulczyk, Founder and Chair, Kulczyk Foundation
David Panzirer, Trustee, The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust
Belinda Tanoto, Trustee, Tanoto Foundation

The 21st century has seen the rise of innovative philanthropic modalities designed to confront the most pressing issues, including climate change, migration, poverty, gender equity and sustainable development. Is philanthropy equipped to handle these enormous challenges? This panel will showcase how philanthropists are developing solutions. They'll consider:

  • When is philanthropy able to make an outsized impact?
  • How do we measure success and define impact?
  • Is there a time to place "big bets," and are they paying off?