AVPN Road Show 2012 – Venture Philanthropy in Practice

COUNTRY

Date & time

15 October 2012

12:00am

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22 October 2012

12:00am

About this event

Venue

Mumbai, Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo


Join venture philanthropy leaders Shaks Ghosh (CEO, Private Equity Foundation) and Ruth Jones (CEO, Social Venture Partners International), as well as regional pioneers at the annual AVPN road show series across Mumbai, Singapore, Hong Kong and Tokyo.

The Road Show include a morning Roundtable session with invited AVPN members in each city, then afternoon seminars.  Each venue’s seminar is followed by a networking drinks reception for the diverse groups that make up the VP community – to include private equity funds, foundations, family offices, high net worth individuals, the broader financial community, professional service firms and Universities. All will have a chance to meet their peers similarly interested in VP in the Asian context.

Register for the AVPN Road Show 2012 Seminars now!

This event follows on the successful turnout from the 2011 roadshow organized between 10-18 October 2011.

Background on speakers

Ruth JonesRuth Jones is Chief Executive Officer of Social Venture Partners International (SVPI), the network of Social Venture Partner organizations in North America and Japan (www.svpi.org). Prior to joining SVPI, Ruth was Manager of Operations at Community Foundations of Canada, and General Manager of Philanthropy Australia, the membership association for Australia’s private, family, corporate and community foundations. Social Venture Partners builds powerful relationships among people who want to give back and organizations making change possible. The 2300 members of the SVP network in 27 cities share a common goal: making a greater impact with their giving; funding and strengthening nonprofits; and equipping their community to tackle its greatest social challenges. Since 1997, SVP partners have given collectively $46 million (USD) and tens of thousands of skilled volunteer hours to more than 550 nonprofits. If you are out the change the world, SVP’s goal is to connect you with the people and organizations that can make a difference.
Shaks GhoshShaks Ghosh is the first Chief Executive Officer of the Private Equity Foundation. For the previous nine years she was Chief Executive of Crisis, a homelessness charity in the UK. In the ‘80s and ‘90s, Shaks pursued a career in housing and regeneration working at Community Housing Association and the National Housing Federation. She has a Masters degree in Urban Studies. Shaks spent her early years in India, but now lives in London.The Private Equity Foundation’s mission is Full Potential. It is focused on helping disadvantaged young people to develop as learners, workers and good citizens. Our model borrows tools and techniques from the business sector and supports community organizations to increase their scale and impact. We are committed to engaged philanthropy and provide opportunities for our members to make a real difference to the communities and where they do business. The Foundation has 11 trustees drawn from the private equity industry and is supported by over 60 firms who are part of the European private equity community.

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