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NEXT Economy LIVE: Philanthropic Adaptation Strategies (A Conversation with Ellen Dorsey of Wallace Global Fund)
Social Venture Circle hosts this fireside chat featuring Ellen Dorsey (Wallace Global Fund) in conversation with Josh Knauer and Nikki Silvestri (JumpScale) on how philanthropies have been impacted by COVID-19 and the adaptation strategies for how foundations could be doing more.

Ellen Dorsey is Executive Director of the Wallace Global Fund, a private foundation focused on progressive social change. She has held a range of academic, philanthropic and non-profit leadership positions in the human rights and environmental fields, including directing the Rachel Carson Institute, launching the Human Rights and Environment program at Amnesty International, and serving as a senior environment officer at the Heinz Endowments. Dr. Dorsey was awarded the 2016 inaugural Nelson Mandela - Graca Machel Brave Philanthropy Award and is co-author, with Paul J. Nelson, of New Rights Advocacy: Changing Strategies of Development and Human Rights NGOs (Georgetown University Press, 2008). Dorsey holds a doctorate in political science from the University of Pittsburgh, and was a Fulbright Research Fellow in South Africa during that country’s historic transformation.

Josh Knauer, JumpScale Co-Founder and Professor at Carnegie Mellon University, is an expert on business crisis management, having successfully led two companies to successful exits through several economic recessions, 9/11 and the H1N1 pandemic. www.wejumpscale.com

In partnership with the American Sustainable Business Council, Intentional Media, JumpScale, and Opportunity Collaboration.

May 27, 2020 01:30 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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