Effective Altruism, Evidence-Based Giving, and Museums

Track
Museum Directors
Start Day and Time
Tuesday May 9 10:30-11:45 a.m.
Venue and Meeting Room
229 America's Center
Description
Are financial gifts to museums morally dubious? Advocates of effective altruism, a philosophy that applies evidence and reason to determine the most effective ways to improve the world for the greatest positive impact, contend they are. Learn why the effective altruism movement is gathering strength, potentially ominous implications for financial giving to museums, and tactics and strategies to employ for greatest relevancy in this changing philanthropic environment.
Speakers
Presenter: 
Anne Ferola
Role: 
Presenter
Title: 
Director, Education & Strategic Partnerships
Organization: 
University of Pennsylvania
Presenter: 
Laura Callanan
Role: 
Presenter
Title: 
Founding Partner
Presenter: 
Putter Bert
Role: 
Presenter
Title: 
President/CEO
Organization: 
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Presenter: 
Susan Wilkening
Role: 
Moderator
Title: 
Principal, Wilkening Consulting