Caption: Clockwise from top right: Bill Gates; Nina Easton, Melinda Gates, Nicholas D. Kristof, Sheryl WuDunn; Henry Timms, Premal Shah, Diana Morris, David J. Skorton, Carka Hayden, Sarah Hemminger. Photos courtesy of the National Museum of American History.
December 1, 2015
The Philanthropy Initiative launches with the first annual Power of Giving symposium taking a broad look at philanthropy’s impact on American life with global impact.
Today, I spend spare time between classes working at my college's library or hanging out with friends. Had I been an American college student 100 years ago, my free moments might have been consumed by an altogether different task—knitting socks, sweaters, hats, and gloves for American soldiers preparing to spend their first winter in European trenches during World War I.