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We are delighted to be co-hosting a special online event with Lynn Taliento, a Senior Advisor and Partner at McKinsey, where she founded and leads their large nonprofit, social innovation and Global Philanthropy practice group, which is now known as the Social Sector Practice. She will be speaking about the very topical and important issue of “Doing good and doing well. Social Impact & The Future of Philanthropy post Covid-19.” As a globally recognised thought leader and world renowned in the philanthropic world, Lynn serves as a Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama at the Obama Foundation, which she helped develop and launch when she was their Chief Programme Officer. She also sits on the Board of Directors at the Malala Fund and water.org, working with both Malala Yousafzai and Matt Damon.
Widely sought after for her great experience and insight, since founding McKinsey’s first practice area dedicated to the nonprofit sector almost 20 years ago, Lynn has worked with leading philanthropists, foundations, non profits and corporations around the world on strategy, organisation and advocacy. She helps her many clients, which range from world leaders, titans of business and well known changemakers to design innovative approaches to address social challenges. Her contributions to philanthropy are as diverse as they are accomplished and she has driven McKinsey’s knowledge agenda and foundational research significantly in the social sector, producing a robust collection of tools and resources to support philanthropic efforts worldwide.
For anyone looking to be inspired, we can think of no-one better than Lynn Taliento to do this and we are delighted that she will be the first in our special new ‘People who Improve our World’ speaker series, that gives you access to the most most inspiring and influential people that shape our planet for the better. Lynn is sure to provide a unique and fascinating expert perspective on the future of philanthropy and social impact in a post Covid-19 world. This will undoubtedly be one of the most topical and useful events of the term and an exciting opportunity to hear from and also ask live questions of such an accomplished, high profile speaker who will be sharing her vast range of experiences and insights over an extensive career. Her exemplary life has seen her take a seemingly conventional career path and turn it into something with a far-reaching positive impact. If you’re interested in a career in consulting, or want to figure out a way that your life can make a personal difference to the world, we highly recommend you do not miss out so please join us by registering below.
WHEN: 6pm BST, Tuesday 2nd June 2020