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Listen Longer 11/28: Philanthropy in Society

December 1, 2015  • Aspen Institute Staff

This past week, in celebration of Giving Tuesday on December 1, Aspen Institute Radio focused on the role of philanthropy in society. This episode features conversations about ways to rethink educational philanthropy, how women philanthropists can influence younger generations, and why charity is catalyzing the development of a new market. 

Aspen Institute Radio, our two-hour radio show, airs every Saturday and Sunday on SiriusXM Insight (channel 121). Each episode dives into the topics that inform the world around us. Here in our weekly Listen Longer posts, we’ll recap each episode and show where you can read, watch, and listen to more. Don’t have SiriusXM? Try it free for a month here

Social Justice: What’s Philanthropy Got To Do With It?

Darren Walker is president of the Ford Foundation, the second-largest US philanthropy with global reach. In this featured conversation, Walker discusses how charitable work can facilitate societal equality.

Women Philanthropists: Doing It Differently

Top female leaders in the philanthropic space address questions on humanitarianism, including what it means to be a female philanthropist today, and how to encourage future generations of women to change the world.

A Conversation with The Atlantic Philanthropies President and CEO Christopher Oechsli

Christopher Oechsli, president and CEO of the Atlantic Philanthropies, discusses how to “maximize the impact” of philanthropy.

Rethinking Education Philanthropy

Educational charities have worked for years to improve academic outcomes for children. Yet American schools are in crisis, with achievement gaps between US and international students greater than ever. How do we maximize the impact of education philanthropies to promote classroom success?

Foundations for Social Impact Bonds

In a discussion on the white paper “Foundations for Social Impact Bonds,” an expert panel examines how — and why — philanthropy is catalyzing the development of a new market.