FIRG Seminar with Alberto Ibarguen

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Join Professor Joel Fleishman and the President, CEO & Trustee of Knight Foundation - Alberto Ibarguen - for the first this fall in our series of Foundation Impact Research Group seminars.

Featured guests include: Amy Perko, CEO of Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics & John Thornton, Co-Founder & Partner of Elsewhere Partners

Alberto Ibarguen is the former publisher of The Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald. During his tenure, The Miami Herald won three Pulitzer Prizes and El Nuevo Herald won Spain’s Ortega y Gasset Prize for excellence in journalism.

Alberto Ibarguen is a former board chair of PBS and of the Newseum in Washington, D.C. He also chaired the board of the World Wide Web Foundation, founded by Web inventor Sir Tim Berners­-Lee to promote a free and universal Web. Over time, he has served on the boards of other arts, education and journalism organizations, including the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Wesleyan University and Smith College the Council on Foreign Relations, the Committee to Protect Journalists and ProPublica and the Secretary of State’s Foreign Policy Advisory Board. He is a member of the board of American Airlines. Previously he served on the boards of PepsiCo, AOL and Norwegian Cruise Lines and on the Citizen Advisory Committee of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.

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More on time, value, and time limits

February 19, 2018

A new report applies a theory of time and value in philanthropy to three real cases, to see how a foundation could decide whether to operate with a limited life, based on the amount and kind of value it hopes to create.