A CKGSB Dialogue with United Way Worldwide
On Wednesday, September 25, 2013, CKGSB will bring together high-level business leaders and philanthropists from China and the United States at an exclusive forum with United Way Worldwide, the world’s largest privately funded nonprofit. The event provides a rare opportunity for business executives and NGO leaders from the two countries to share their experiences on philanthropy and deliberate on how businesses and individuals can contribute to social good in the economic context of both nations.
Both the United States and China have a long history of philanthropic endeavors and institutions. In this context, the forum will bring together leaders in philanthropy to seek answers to a number of thought-provoking and timely questions, such as:
The event will be divided into several panel sessions, each focusing on different issues and topics related to philanthropy. After introducing relevant trends and developments in the United States and China, the panels will address topics including the role of business executives in creating social impact and first-hand experiences in philanthropic endeavors from CKGSB alumni.
In addition, the forum will include a special moderated dialogue between the founders of two philanthropic institutions, one from China and one from the United States, to discuss the differences and similarities in social innovation between the two countries.
Participants and speakers at the event include:
Other participants include a delegation of American philanthropists from United Way Worldwide CKGSB professors and alumni, as well as representatives from the Chinese Charity Foundation.