International Trends and Players for a Strategic Philanthropy
A whole day dedicated to the most innovative tools to make a new kind of philanthropy: diversified, global, collaborative and more business-like, focused on intervention and investment models to produce a measurable impact, both at an economic and social level. This is the Lang Philanthropy Day, this year at its fifth edition, the event on Strategic Philanthropy organized by Fondazione Lang Italia. The event will take place on October 24th 2017 from 10.00 am at Palazzo Clerici, an historical palace in the center of Milan, and will see the participation of international foundations end experts from all over the world.
From Switzerland to Japan, the event dedicated to foundations will be a chance to deal with grant-making activities and collaborations with beneficiaries to realize a real social change and a sustainable impact.
In particular among the panelists: Conrad N. Hilton Foundation (USA), The Sasakawa Peace Foundation (Japan), Mwangaza Trust (Kenya), Fondation Kering (France), Jacobs Foundation (Switzerland), Jazi Foundation (Netherlands), EVPA (Belgium), King Baudouin Foundation (Belgium), MAVA Foundation (Switzerland), Limmat Stiftung (Switzerland).
During the day six sessions will explore with different topics such as: Venture Philanthropy, Theory of Change, Corporate Philanthropy, Social Impact Assessment, Governance. Program Pday 2017 ENG
REGISTRATIONS ARE CLOSED
UNDER THE PATRONAGE OF
Edmund J. Cain
Vice Presidente Grant Programs, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
Edmund J. Cain oversees all domestic and international grant programming at the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, including overall responsibility for the Foundation’s strategic planning. Prior to joining the Foundation, Cain served as director of The Carter Center’s Global Development Initiative, which facilitated national development strategies in post-conflict countries. A senior member of The Carter Center’s Peace Program team, Cain advised former President Carter on global development issues and participated in election monitoring missions. Prior to that, Cain had a long career with the United Nations serving in Malaysia, Myanmar, and Afghanistan, and was a U.N. Resident Coordinator in Turkey and in Egypt. He was also the first Director of the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Emergency Response Division. In that capacity he oversaw the formulation of UNDP’s disaster response policy and led missions to war-torn and disaster-affected countries. Cain also served in the U.N. Secretariat as the Chief of Staff to the U.N. Undersecretary General for General Assembly and Political Affairs. A Fellow at the Harvard Center for International Affairs and Senior Fellow at UCLA’s Luskin School of Public Affairs, Cain holds a master’s degree in public affairs from the University of Oregon and a bachelor’s degree in political science and international affairs from the University of Delaware.
Director, Good Shepherd International Foundation
Cristina has been among the first in Italy to graduate in Communication with a Marketing dissertation and achieved a Phd in Telematics and Information Society in 2005 at Università di Firenze. After working for public and private bodies and planning and managing initiatives financed by European funds, since 2007 she works at the Congregation of Our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd, present in 73 Countries with 4.000 sisters and volunteers - leading the Good Shepherd International Foundation and coordinating international grant-seeking to support initiatives to promote social inclusion and human rights in southern countries. In the last 10 years, Cristina consolidated a network of relationships with foundations and major donors throughout Europe, USA and Asia, granting a growing fundraising trend - from some thousand euros in 2008 to more than 2.3 million in 2016. She leads a staff of 5 people in Rome and 24 local offices at a global level.
Senior Programme Coordinator, King Baudouin Foundation
Ludwig Forrest is Philanthropy Advisor since 18 years at the King Baudouin Foundation’s Centre for Philanthropy and provides information, guidance and tailor-made help on strategic philanthropy to private donors, families, businesses and professional advisers who wish to engage in public benefit initiatives. Helping donors and beneficiaries to find effective solutions for philanthropic intentions, and fostering and simplifying the European cross-border giving environment by promoting the Transnational Giving Europe network are his main objectives. Ludwig is highly involved at the European Foundation Centre, advocate at national and EU-level, and publicist and speaker/moderator at international conferences. Also he organized and coordinated the three editions of the Philanthropy Day in Brussels and in 2017, the first edition of the Spring of Philanthropy gathering more than 1500 persons from Belgium and Europe interested in Philanthropy.
President proFonds, Director Limmat Stiftung
Graduated at Zurich University, since 1990 he is the Director of the Limmat Stifung, an umbella foundation specialized in international development and education projects. Author of researches and publications in the field of demography, he also performs consulting activities for foundations. Since 2007, he is cofounder and member of the Zurich Roundtable on philanthropy. Since 2013 he is the President of proFonds, the Swiss Associations for Public Interest Foundations.
CSR Manager Reale Group
In charge of Sustainability at Reale Group, Virginia Antonini was previously Sustainability Manager at Juventus Football Club (2015-2016) and CSR Manager at Luigi Lavazza S.p.A (2011-2015). Between 2006 and 2011, Virginia Antonini worked at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs at OCSE (Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe) in Kosovo and for the EU Common Foreign and Security Policy missions in Georgia and Afghanistan.