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Thursday, October 17 • 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Big Bets: Passing Gear Philanthropy

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Inspired by Paul Ylvisaker’s notion of philanthropy as society’s “passing gear” and informed by the concept of “reflective practice” as developed by Donald A. Schön, Passing Gear Philanthropy is grounded in the belief that to move wisely into the future requires deep understanding of our past and present, with strategic resource choices grounded in the history and needs of the communities you serve. But what does it look like in action? And how can you lead the charge in your community to cultivate and unleash more of this approach?

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David Dodson

President, MDC
David Dodson is the President of MDC. Since joining MDC in 1987, David has directed major projects to increase postsecondary student attainment, address stalled economic mobility, sharpen philanthropy as a tool for addressing structural inequity, and build multiracial leadership across... Read More →


Thursday October 17, 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile 540 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60611