Philanthropic Round Table

Philanthropic Round Table

The 20th Annual Miss Hall’s School Philanthropic Round Table was held from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 7, 2016. This year’s Round Table, Vision 20/20: Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Philanthropic Round Table with Reflections on Women’s Philanthropy — Past, Present, and Future took place at The Cornell Club in New York, New YorkPanelists for the event were:
 
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• Jennifer Buffett, co-President, NoVo Foundation

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• Tiffany Dufu, Chief Leadership Officer, Levo

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• Katie Grace ’05, Assistant Director, Initiative for Responsible Investment

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• Patricia P. Jackson, Interim Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations, Geisel/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Joint Development Office

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• Hali Lee, Founder, Asian Women Giving Circle

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• Jeannie Norris, retired Head of Miss Hall’s School and co-Founder of the Philanthropic Round Table
 
Miss Hall's School PRT This year’s Round Table discussion was moderated by Andrea Pactor, Associate Director of the Women's Philanthropy Institute at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.

Miss Hall's School thanks the Lily Auchincloss Foundation for underwriting support of the New York City Philanthropic Round Table and Woman of Distinction events. These events are also funded in part by the Norris Center for Girls’ & Women’s Leadership & Philanthropy at Miss Hall’s School.


From the 2016 Event

About the Miss Hall's School Philanthropic Round Table

In 1997 Miss Hall's School established the Philanthropic Round Table (PRT) to raise the level of discourse on women and philanthropy. Meeting in New York annually in April, a small group of women and men, who have deep and broad personal experience in philanthropy, have a conversation to share their beliefs and insights. The conversation is then recorded and published. The conversations are lively as well as inspirational for the select audience in attendance, and the publications of the proceedings, mailed to several thousand each year, have generated robust response and discussion.
 
Previous Round Tables have focused on themes such as using philanthropy to effect change, modeling philanthropy, partnering in a shared vision, the spirit of the gift, the connections and transformation that occur through philanthropy, ensuring the future, and building a legacy. Participants have included philanthropists, foundation directors, educators, authors, and non-profit CEOs - all skilled professionals in the field.

Round Table Discussions

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