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September 2014 – Graduates of the Mandel Leadership Institute


September 2014

“Between Philanthropy and Public Policy”

A second philanthropy and public policy seminar was conducted for the graduates of the Mandel Leadership Institute, Jerusalem, Israel, in collaboration with the Heyman Center for Ethics, Sanford School of Public Policy. Nineteen graduates of the Leadership Institute program were in attendance along with Granit Almog-Bareket, Co-Director of the Graduates Unit of the Mandel Leadership Institute, and Professor David Dery, Faculty of the Mandel Leadership Institute.

Seminar speakers included:

Bill Shore, Founder and CEO of Share Our Strength
Topic: Share Our Strength: Strategies for Transformational (rather than incremental) Social Change

Tony Brown, Professor of the Practice of Public Policy and Founder & Director of the Hart Leadership Program’s Enterprising Leadership Initiative, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University
Topic: Enterprising Leadership

Daniel Greyber, Rabbi of Beth El Congregation in Durham
Topic: Tisha B’Av with the Maccabi Movement: Reflections on the Meaning of Israel, Judaism and Zionism in the 21st Century

Dr. Judith Rizzo, Executive Director and CEO of the Hunt Institute
Topic: The Current Socio-Political Context of Public Education in the U.S.

James Hunt, Former North Carolina Governor
Topic: Public Education Reform

Robert Lefkowitz, MD, James B. Duke Professor of Medicine and 2012 Nobel Prize Laureate in Chemistry
Topic: “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Stockholm”

Joel L. Fleishman, Professor of Law and Public Policy, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University
Topic: Continuing Dynamism and Change in America’s Nonprofit Sector

Other activities throughout the week included:

Tour of the Duke campus (including a guided tour of the Sarah P. Duke Gardens)

Tour of the Institute for Emerging Issues and the Hunt Library at NC State University

Tour of the Research Triangle Institute

Tour of SAS

Tour of the North Carolina Museum of Art

Tour of the Duke Nasher Museum

Event Photos
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