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Benjamin Bellegy

Opinion 3 Benjamin Bellegy 15 February 2021

A call to philanthropy: let’s help build societies that are tech-enabled, not tech-led

In the Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of The Typographic Man, we learn that the printing press revolutionised the world by making possible the rise of individualism, Protestantism and modern capitalism. The author, Marshall McLuhan, concludes …

Special feature Benjamin Bellegy 29 May 2018

Benjamin Bellegy: Heads together to #LiftUpPhilanthropy

There are many good reasons to invest in infrastructure and all of them point to the need for concerted thought and action It is not that common to debate the question of philanthropy infrastructure. It’s …

Conference reports Benjamin Bellegy 6 October 2017

Reflections of the 2017 Brazilian Philanthropy Forum

I recently had the pleasure in attending the Brazilian Philanthropy Forum in Sao Paulo organized by the Brazilian WINGS member, the Institute for the Development of Social Investment (IDIS). As every year, IDIS gathers a …