The role of philanthropy in defeating COVID-19 is evolving and the needs are as great as ever. While philanthropists are eager to resume a "normal funding strategy" there are still critical gaps in our nation's response even with vaccines now available. Low-income communities and communities of color will continue to struggle to control infections and receive adequate medical care because of healthcare inequities and systemic racism. Philanthropists must continue to play a critical role in ensuring our fight against COVID-19 is an equitable one.
During this discussion, hear firsthand about the challenges facing underserved communities, and how philanthropists are addressing:
- Unfunded critical needs at the national, state and community level.
- The need for disruptive philanthropy that moves the needle in a significant way.
- Tom Kalil, Chief Innovation Officer, Schmidt Futures
- Syra Madad, D.H.Sc., M.Sc., MCP, NYC Health & Hospitals, Special Pathogens Program
- Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH, SM, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security
- Sharon Knight, Executive Director, Stop the Spread
- Margret Trilli, CEO and Chief Investment Officer, ImpactAssets (Moderator)
WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Individual donors, family offices, foundations and financial advisors who want to learn more about the urgent and evolving needs of the COVID-19 pandemic.