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Can Chinese Philanthropy Alleviate Global Poverty? (Complete)

NEW YORK, April 5, 2019 — A landmark new study by the Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN), conducted with support from the Rockefeller Foundation, reveals that rising Chinese wealth has fueled a surge in philanthropy, one poised to shape the future of international giving and development. Rajiv Shah, president of the Rockefeller Foundation; Kevin Teo, chief operating officer of AVPN; Rujing Gong, co-founder and chairwoman of Happy Life Technology and Yidu Cloud Technology; and Susan Yuqing Feng, chief New York correspondent for China Business News; discuss the possibilities created by the growth of Chinese philanthropy. Asia Society President and CEO Josette Sheeran provided introductory remarks. (1 hr., 25 mins.)


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