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Upcoming Event: “Lessons Learned from Global Social Justice Philanthropy”

The definition and interpretation of social justice philanthropy can vary from one philanthropic organization to another.  At this Brown Bag, IDEX staff will share their approach to social justice philanthropy in an international context and will engage in conversation with Brown Bag participants around the opportunities and challenges of conducting social justice philanthropy.

Tuesday, March 8th
12:00 noon-1:30 p.m.
International Development Exchange (IDEX)
827 Valencia Street, Suite 101

RSVP at  Space is  limited. Bring your own lunch, and EPIP will provide beverages and dessert.

Featured speaker:
Rajasvini Bhansali, IDEX Executive Director
Rajasvini, known as Vini, is passionate about building the capacity of people and organizations to facilitate sustainable social change, and has worked in Kenya, India, United States and Canada. Before joining IDEX, Vini worked as Chief Operating Officer for a nationally renowned social enterprise and youth development organization. A native of India, Vini earned a Master’s in Public Affairs (MPA) with a focus on technology and telecommunications policy from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin and Bachelor’s degrees in Astrophysics and Interdisciplinary Studies from UC Berkeley. Vini serves on the board of CUSO-VSO, an international volunteering organization and is the co-founder of a social enterprise that supports youth vocational training in East Africa, Sukuma for Opportunities. Vini was appointed to the role of Executive Director as of February 2010.

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