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Tuesday, March 19 • 12:15pm - 1:45pm
Farm-to-Table lunch and Plenary Session: The Giving Pledge and the Growing Trend to Give Big

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Welcome & Introduction
Irina Nevzlin Kogan

Eli Broad, founder of The Broad Foundations, discusses his decision to join the Giving Pledge and reflects on his 40+ years of philanthropy in a conversation with Jason Franklin, Executive Director of Bolder Giving. What does the expansion of the Giving Pledge mean for the Jewish community, Jewish philanthropy, and society at large? What are the challenges and opportunities for giving at this scale? What are the implications for the giving strategies of other foundations and donors? We explore these issues and more in an intimate, candid conversation.

 

G-dcast Presents: The Mountain and the Cliff


Presenters
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Eli Broad

The Broad Foundations
Eli Broad is a renowned business leader who built two Fortune 500 companies—SunAmerica and KB Home—from the ground up over a five-decade career in business. Eli and his wife, Edythe, established the Broad Foundations to advance entrepreneurship for the public good in education, science and the arts. Eli has served as a Regent of the Smithsonian Institution by appointment of the U.S. Congress and the President, and is is a Fellow of the... Read More →
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Jason Franklin

Executive Director, Bolder Giving
Jason Franklin serves as executive director of Bolder Giving, which works to encourage donors to "Give More, Risk More, Inspire More." He is an experienced national donor educator, the author of Outrageous Generosity: Inspiration and Advice on Giving Boldly, and a regular commentator in the media about philanthropy and generosity with recent coverage in the New York Times, Money, Bloomberg News, Philanthropy, and more. He is also an award-winning... Read More →
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Sarah Lefton

Executive Director, G-dcast
Sarah Lefton began her career in educational digital media at NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program. She has served as JCCA Camp Tawonga's Marketing and Outreach Director. She started the clothing brand JewishFashionConspiracy.com during that time, and blogged for Jewschool and the San Francisco Chronicle. Sarah was named one of the Forward's 50 most influential Jews of 2009, and is a Joshua Venture Group fellow for Jewish social... Read More →


Tuesday March 19, 2013 12:15pm - 1:45pm
Beverly Hills Ballroom Beverly HIlton

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