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Jingshi Public Lecture Series – Paul Carttar and Andrew Muirhead


Beijing Normal University, Public Library



Date & time

21 September 2015



21 September 2015


About this event

AVPN is teaming with Beijing Normal University, China Philanthropy Research Institute, and China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation Microfinance to present Paul Carttar and Andrew Muirhead to the Jingshi Public Lecture Series on Venture Philanthropy and multi-sector collaboration.

Multi-Sector Collaboration: the Key to Venture Philanthropy
1900hr Welcome address 5 min

1905 – 1955hr

Andrew  Muirhead on Venture Philanthropy  20 min
Paul Carttar on  Multi-Sector Collaboration  20 min
CFPA  General Manager  LiuDongwen: brief introduction about Microfinance Program  10 min
1955 – 2015hr Panel discussion  20 min
2015 – 2030hr Q&A 15 min



About the speakers


Paul Carttar is partner and co-founder of The Bridgespan Group, his areas of specialism are social innovation, enhancing the effectiveness of philanthropy, and scaling solutions that work. Paul will share the successes and failures of the Social Innovation Fund and draw on his more recent career experience to suggest “what next” for social finance, as Governments and Social Sectors face up to the challenges of the next 50 years.

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Andrew Muirhead will share his wealth of experience starting the first venture philanthropy funds and working with the Scottish government at the organisation he founded  -Inspiring Scotland. He will also be ale to share on the UK models of Social Impact Bonds and other policies that the government have implemented that helped scale up social innovation within the sector and also mainstreaming it to the corporate sectors.

Details of the event is TBC. Please write to us at [email protected] for more information.

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