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Philanthropy has seen its own share of transition and disruption. The era of passive, keep-your-fingers-crossed grant making has given way to a whole new crop of savvy social entrepreneurs, big data analysts, creative dealmakers, master storytellers, B-corp mavens, and impact investors looking for a world of positive returns. Some of the field’s most creative change-makers will share how they are creating long-term, fundamental change by tackling complex issues using best-in-class technologies and sophisticated financial strategies.

Melissa Stevens
Executive Director, Center for Strategic Philanthropy, Milken Institute

Silvia Bastante de Unverhau
Managing Director, Co-Impact

Alexandre Mars
Founder and CEO, Epic

Pamela Norley
President, Fidelity Charitable

Fay Twersky
Director, Effective Philanthropy Group, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation