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Business of Philanthropy: HRH Princess Lamia Bint Majed Saud AlSaud

25 February 2021
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In the latest episode of The Business of Philanthropy, Badr Jafar, Emirati philanthropist and Founding Patron of the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy at the University of Cambridge, speaks with HRH Princess Lamia Bint Majed Saud AlSaud, the Secretary General of Alwaleed Philanthropies. In their conversation, Princess Lamia shares about Alwaleed Philathropies’ role in supporting the country’s National Strategies, it’s humanitarian aid efforts around the world, and her own advocacy for women. For more in the Business …

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Business of Philanthropy: Word Economic Forum’s Klaus Schwab

13 February 2021
Alliance magazine

In the latest episode of The Business of Philanthropy, Badr Jafar, Emirati philanthropist and Founding Patron of the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy at the University of Cambridge, speaks with Professor Klaus Schwab, Founder & Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum. In their conversation, Schwab shares his hopes for the coming years, discusses issues around inclusivity, and the most effective ways to elevate diverse voices in the global agenda. Other topics that Jafar and Schwab explore …

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Business of Philanthropy: IMF’s Kristalina Georgieva

6 February 2021
Alliance magazine

In the latest episode of The Business of Philanthropy, Badr Jafar, Emirati philanthropist and Founding Patron of the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy at the University of Cambridge, speaks with the International Money Fund’s Kristalina Georgieva about the evolving role philanthropy, and the related opportunities and challenges around the strategic deployment of vast sums of philanthropic capital to help solve our world’s greatest challenges. ‘The IMF is the world’s first responder at the time of financial …

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Academic research and impactful, scalable philanthropy: Cambridge Vice-Chancellor Professor Stephen Toope

29 January 2021
Alliance magazine

In a his interview series, The Business of Philanthropy, Badr Jafar, Emirati philanthropist and Founding Patron of the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy at the University of Cambridge, speaks with Cambridge’s Vice-Chancellor Professor Stephen Toope. The pair discusses the links between academic research and impactful and scalable philanthropy within and from the emerging markets. For more in the Business of Philanthropy series, click here.

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Tech, strategic philanthropy, and giving trends in India: Philanthropists Nandan and Rohini Nilekani

14 January 2021
Alliance magazine

In a new interview series titled The Business of Philanthropy, Badr Jafar, Emirati philanthropist and Founding Patron of the Centre …

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Interview: ClimateWorks and IKEA talk scaling climate funding and impact

11 December 2020
Jennifer Alley and Patty Harper

When Liz McKeon joined the IKEA Foundation in 2014, the organisation’s climate giving strategy was just taking root. In the …

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Funders recognise systems change philanthropy as critical, according to report

27 October 2020
Elika Roohi

How, when, and why do certain solutions achieve system-level shifts? Four years ago, the Skoll, Ford, and Draper Richards Kaplan …

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Kenya’s Neema Project speaks with their sponsor to understand the ‘whys’ behind funding choices

22 October 2020
Greg Lusby and Emily Nelson

Every non-profit has a vested interest in understanding the ‘why’ of philanthropic efforts. As members of the non-profit Neema Project, …

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EVPA founders interview: Serge Raicher

12 November 2019
Serge Raicher

Serge Raicher is still involved in the social investment world, but as an individual, rather than as part of any …

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EVPA founders interview: Luciano Balbo

12 November 2019
Luciano Balbo

Luciano Balbo founded Oltre Venture, which is raising funds for social investment in Italy. Oltre Venture is a member of …

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EVPA founders interview: Michiel de Haan

12 November 2019
Michiel de Haan

Michiel de Haan is GP of Aescap Venture, a life science venture capital company in the exit phase of its …

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EVPA founders interview: Stephen Dawson

12 November 2019
Stephen Dawson

As well as being one of the founders of EVPA, Stephen Dawson co-founded Impetus Trust in the UK around the …

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EVPA founders interview: Doug Miller

12 November 2019
Doug Miller

After setting up the EVPA, Doug Miller went on to found sister organisation, AVPN, in Asia and has now set …