July 03rd, 2015
During a lifetime of philanthropy she quietly helped many small organisations and individuals. She felt a special concern for children with disabilities, arising from her first grandchild Cassandra.
She never sought thanks, believing that having the means to give was a privilege. As vice-president of International Social Service, a refugee and adoption agency, she served a term on the executive of the organisation in Geneva and enjoyed a lifelong association with the international philanthropy program at Johns Hopkins University.
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.
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