Give Smart: Philanthropy That Gets Results
Tom Tierney, Co-Founder and Chairman of The Bridgespan Group, an independent, nonprofit
organization designed to provide professional services to philanthropists, foundations and other nonprofits. A recognized leader in serving the nonprofit sector, Tom lectures at the Harvard Business School and the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and chairs the Harvard Business School Initiative on Social Enterprise. He has contributed to numerous case studies and publications, including The Harvard Business Review and the Stanford Social Innovation Review. A native of California, Tom received his BA in Economics with highest distinction from the University of California at Davis. Tom is a director of eBay, Inc., and also serves on a number of nonprofit boards and advisory groups, including The Nature Conservancy and the Hoover Institution. He is co-author of the new book Give $mart.

Joel L. Fleishman, Professor of Law and Public Policy at Duke University, also currently serves as

Join us for a discussion on this new book

September 15, 2011 5:30 – 6:30 pm
doors open at 5:15 pm

Stanford Humanities Center 424 Santa Teresa Street Stanford CA 94305
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Director of the Heyman Center on Ethics, Public Policy, and the Professions. His principal writings deal with legal regulation, financing of political activities, and regulation of nonprofits. Joel began his career as assistant to the director of the Walter E. Meyer Research Institute of Law at Yale. While at Yale, Joel was associate provost of Urban Studies and Programs, associate chairman of the Center for the Study of the City and Its Environment, and associate director of the Institute of Social Science. In 1971, he joined Duke as a law faculty member and director of the Institute of Policy Sciences and Public Affairs, now the Sanford School of Public Policy. His book, The Foundation: A Great American Secret - How Private Money is Changing the World, was published in 2007. Give $mart is Joel’s most recent book.

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Moderated by William F. Meehan III, Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (Stanford PACS) Advisory Board member, Lecturer at Stanford Graduate School of Business, and Director Emeritus of McKinsey and Company. Bill is a Lecturer in
strategic management, and the Raccoon Partners Lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. His teaching and research focus on general management and leadership, nonprofits, social entrepreneurship, and philanthropy. Bill is also a regular writer and speaker on nonprofit strategy, governance, and performance measurement. He is a long standing board member of Guidestar, the San Francisco Symphony, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and former chair of the United Way of the Bay Area.

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Introduction by Kim Meredith, Executive Director, Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (Stanford PACS). As the inaugural Executive Director
of the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society, Kim has been responsible for strong financial performance and organizational growth. Kim joined in July 2009, and one year later she led the team to acquire the Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR). Kim brings dynamic and innovative leadership as a savvy nonprofit leader to implement the mission of PACS and SSIR.

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