Speakers:Carol C. AdelmanDirector, Center for Global Prosperity, Hudson Institute
Jane WalesPresident and Chief Executive Officer, World Affairs Council of Northern California; Cofounder and President, Global Philanthropy Forum; Vice President, Philanthropy and Society, Aspen Institute
Presider:Trevor NeilsonPresident, Global Philanthropy Group
In recent years private philanthropic organizations have contributed nearly one and a half times more than government aid in the United States, according to the Hudson Institute’s 2008 Index for Global Philanthropy. Given these figures, what is the impact of philanthropy on U.S. foreign policy? Please join Carol Adelman and Jane Wales to discuss this issue, as well as the effect of the economic crisis on giving and global development.