FIRG Seminar with Chris Stone

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Join Professor Joel Fleishman and the former President of Open Society Foundations - Chris Stone - for the fifth in our series of Foundation Impact Research Group seminars.

Mr. Stone was the President of the Open Society Foundations from 2012-2017, the global philanthropies of George Soros. Prior to assuming this position in July 2012, he served as the Guggenheim Professor of the Practice of Criminal Justice at the Harvard Kennedy School from 2005-2012. While at Harvard University, Stone also served as the faculty chair of the Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management and as the faculty director of the Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations. His work at Harvard included research on justice reform in China and Turkey, the development of performance indicators for the justice sector in developing countries, and research on the establishment of the International Criminal Court.

Blog Posts

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.