Julius Rosenwald: a Philanthropy Legacy in Film

January 19th, 2018 - 1:30 pm

Cemex Auditorium, Stanford Graduate School of Business 655 Knight Way
Stanford, CA 94305

Join the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation for a screening of the new documentary film, Rosenwald: the Remarkable Story of a Jewish Partnership with African American Communities.

Following the screening, filmmaker Aviva Kempner will discuss the making of the film, and philanthropists and philanthropy professionals will explore lessons learned from the life and philanthropy of Julius Rosenwald.


  • 1:00 pm - Doors Open
  • 1:30 pm - 3:15 pm - Film Screening
  • 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm - Panel Discussion and Q&A
  • 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm - Reception


  • Aviva Kempner - Rosenwald, film director and producer
  • Larry Kramer - President, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
  • Laura Lauder - Lauder Family Philanthropic Fund and Chair, Jewish Community Endowment Fund of the San Francisco Bay Area
  • Kent McGuire - Director, Education Program, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
  • Kim Meredith - Executive Director, Stanford PACS
  • Fay Twersky - Director of Effective Philanthropy, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Best Practices in Philanthropy as modeled by Julius Rosenwald