November 27th, 2015
Can philanthropy be taught in a classroom? And would philanthropic donors armed with MBAs in impact and effectiveness actually be a good thing for the voluntary sector?
Sir Thomas Hughes-Hallett thinks so. He’s spent the last three years, and £30m of cash from hedge fund chief executive Paul Marshall, setting up the London School of Economics (LSE) new Marshall Institute for Philanthropy and Social Entrepreneurship.
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In conversation with Nicole Richards at the Philanthropy Meets Parliament Summit, Daniel Lee shared his insights on topics including the role of philanthropy as a driver of systems change which addresses root causes of social challenges, the relationship between philanthropy and government and what the new political environment in the United States means for philanthropy.