NGOs in today's complex world: Brown bag lunch with Susan Liautuad

NGOs in today's complex world: Brown bag lunch with Susan Liautuad

Monday, February 4, 2013
Knight Management Center, Classroom G101 (Dunlevie Classroom), 12:15pm to 1:15pm

Food provided.

Susan Liautaud will discuss the key challenges and opportunities for international NGOs in today’s complex environment including:

  • the wave of international restructurings;
  • developments in philanthropy and government funding;
  • career opportunities;
  • how NGOs partner with other players (including social entrepreneurs) to address complex problems;
  • and the most pressing issues in ethics and accountability in the NGO world.

She will delve into any questions on matter that students wish to raise, including how to set themselves up for internships or jobs in this world and how to assess NGOs from various perspectives (career, philanthropy, or efficacy).

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Susan Liautuad is a Visiting Scholar and the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society. She is the Founder of Imaginer Consulting Limited, a non-profit consulting firm (UK registered charity) advising non-profit organisations internationally on strategy, governance and accountability, ethics, and management/board relations. Her prior professional experience includes international corporate and financial law at Sullivan & Cromwell and serving as Associate Dean for International and Graduate Programs and Lecturer in Law at Stanford University Law School. She holds a PhD in Social Policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science; a JD from Columbia University Law School; a M.A. in Chinese Studies from University of London School of Oriental and African Studies; and a M.A. and two B.A.s  from Stanford University.