Here’s a roundup of conferences in the nonprofit and social change sectors coming up in 2013.
World Economic Forum
Ihad the opportunity to meet Matthew Bishop, business editor for The Economist and author of Philanthrocapitalism, at a dinner about the “Future of Philanthropy.” It was fascinating to hear Matt talk about the role of the wealthy and the future of giving. “People who give are much more likely to come up with the answer […]
Gina Bianchini is the co-founder and CEO of Ning.com, a platform that hosts more than a million social networks and connects people based on their passions and interests. She took a few minutes to tell me about her experience at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, what she has learned that surprised her and how […]
Iattended a session about global initiatives being set forth at the World Economic Forum and one of them is a study on the worldwide gender gap led by Laura Tyson, a professor the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, and former chair of the US President’s Council of Economic Advisers during […]
Let me share something here that I’m not sharing over on the MySpace blogs. Rather let me gush for a second. Davos, Switzerland, is truly spectacular. There is something about an invite-only conference that allows every attendee to walk up to one another and say hi, introduce yourself, make conversation. Everyone who is here has […]