Current Perspectives on Philanthropy: A Conversation with Darren Walker, President of The Ford Foundation
NEW YORK, NY- October 21, 2013 –Baruch College’s Center for Nonprofit Strategy and Management invites you to its next seminar, Current Perspectives on Philanthropy: A Conversation with Darren Walker, President of The Ford Foundation, on Tuesday, November 19.
David Birdsell, Dean of the School of Public Affairs at Baruch College, will conduct the seminar.
Birdsell and Walker will discuss the relationship between private foundations and the nonprofit sector from the perspective of members who are involved in foundations, and community-based organizations in New York City.
Before being named president in 2013, Darren Walker served as The Ford Foundation’s Vice President for Education, Creativity and Free Expression, where he shaped more than $140 million in annual grant-making around the world. Prior to joining the foundation in 2010, Darren was vice president for foundation initiatives at the Rockefeller Foundation, where he led its post-Katrina New Orleans Recovery Program.
The Center for Nonprofit Strategy and Management prepares students for careers in nonprofit organizations to increase the expertise of those individuals leading and managing in the nonprofit sector of New York City.
WHAT: Current Perspectives on Philanthropy: A Conversation with Darren Walker, President of The Ford Foundation
WHEN: Tuesday, November 19
4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: Baruch College Information & Technology Building
Newman Conference Center
151 East 25th Street (Lexington and 3rd Avenues)
Room 750 (7th Floor)
About Baruch College:
Baruch College is a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) with a total enrollment of more than 17,000 students, who represent 160 countries and speak more than 100 languages. Ranked among the top 15% of U.S. colleges and the No. 5 public regional university, Baruch College is regularly recognized as among the most ethnically diverse colleges in the country. As a public institution with a tradition of academic excellence, Baruch College offers accessibility and opportunity for students from every corner of New York City and from around the world. For more about Baruch College, go to http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/.
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