Save the Date! NGO Academy Keynote: The Promise and Peril of Philanthropy in an Age of Growing Inequality

We are honored to announce an online keynote with Professor Rob Reich from Stanford University, followed by a moderated discussion with Professor Michael Meyer (WU Vienna) and Boris Marte (Erste Foundation) on 23 November, 6 pm (CET).

Keynote Rob Reich


Rob Reich is Professor of Political Science at Stanford University, director of the Center for Ethics in Society, co-director of the Center on Rob Reich Philanthropy and Civil Society, and associate director of the Institute for Human-Centered AI. He is the author of the new book System Error: Where Big Tech Went Wrong and How We Can Reboot (with Mehran Sahami and Jeremy M. Weinstein, 2021) and of two books on philanthropy, Just Giving: Why Philanthropy is Failing Democracy and How It Can Do Better (2018); Philanthropy in Democratic Societies (edited with Lucy Bernholz and Chiara Cordelli, 2016). His teaching and writing these days focuses on ethics, policy, and technology. He helped create the global movement of #GivingTuesday, and he is a board member of the magazine Boston Review, of Giving Tuesday, and at the Spencer Foundation.

This keynote is open to the public and we are looking forward to welcoming you on 23 November, 6 pm. To enter, please register here: