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Lisa Mensah Participates in Conversation on Philanthropy and Policy Change

February 29, 2012  • Institute Contributor

On Wednesday, February 29, 2012, Georgetown University’s Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership, Georgetown University’s Public Policy Institute, and the Walsh School of Foreign Service’s Institute for the Study of Diplomacy hosted a forum on global philanthropy, Public Problems, Private Money: Can Global Philanthropy Make the Right Kind of Difference in Today’s World? The issue forum brought together recognized leaders in global philanthropy, development, and human rights to discuss opportunities and obstacles that philanthropy brings to public policy.

Lisa Mensah, Executive Director of the Aspen Institute Initiative on Financial Security (Aspen IFS), participated in a panel discussion considering the complicated relationships between public problems and private money with Raymond Offenheiser, President of Oxfam America, moderated by Dr. Stanley Katz, Professor of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.

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