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Philanthropist: young business leaders have a big impact (AFR)

June 11th, 2013

American philanthropy leader Daniel Lurie says you don’t have to wait until you’ve made your pile and retired to give back to society – young donors are making a big impact on the way up.  Mr Lurie, 36, has been invited to Australia as part of Philanthropy Australia’s New Generation of Giving program, which aims to develop a community of young Australian donors. He will discuss his ideas with The Australian Financial Review Magazine deputy editor Katrina Strickland before audiences at the Sydney Opera House on Tuesday at 6.30pm and Melbourne’s Australian Centre for the Moving Image on Wednesday at 7.30am.

By Tim Binstead


http://www.afr.com/p/national/philanthropist_young_business_leaders_iNw6hMc0Q28PArb2RXdjoO

In conversation with Daniel Lee of the Levi Strauss Foundation

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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