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Join us to hear from a diverse group of corporate and startup executives with their success stories, failures and advice for you about how to get the most out of your partnerships.

Date:         Tuesday, 6 August 2019
Time:         5:30pm to 8:00pm
Location:   Westpac Offices, 275 Kent Street, Sydney NSW 2000
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The Troubling Ethics and Politics of Philanthropy, presented by Professor Rob Reich
Is philanthropy, by its very nature, a threat to today’s democracy? Though we may laud wealthy individuals who give away their money for society’s benefit, is generosity not only the unassailable good we think it to be but might it also undermine democratic values and set back aspirations of justice? Big philanthropy is often an exercise of power, the conversion of private assets into public influence. And small philanthropy, or ordinary charitable giving, can be problematic as well. Charity, it turns out, does surprisingly little to provide for those in need and sometimes worsens inequality.

In this invitation-only event, Stanford Professor Rob Reich will discuss when, how much, and to whom people give is influenced by laws governing everything from creation of foundations and non-profits to generous tax exemptions for donations of money and property.

UTS Business and Stanford alumni are invited to refreshments and networking opportunities following Professor Reich’s presentation.

Places are limited!

Date:         Monday, 26 August 2019
Time:         5:45pm – 8:00pm
Location:  UTS Business School
Building 8
14-28 Ultimo Road, Ultimo NSW 2007
RSVP:       Free, includes drinks & canapés

About the Speaker
Prof Rob Reich is professor of political science and, by courtesy, professor of philosophy at the Graduate School of Education, at Stanford University. He is the director of the Center for Ethics in Society and a Marc and Laura Andreessen Faculty Codirector of the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society, both at Stanford University.

His current work focuses on ethics and technology, and he is editing a new volume called Digital Technology and Democratic Theory (with Lucy Bernholz and Helene Landemore).

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