2024 Philip Gamble Memorial Lecture with Cecilia Conrad CEO, Lever for Change

Economist Cecilia Conrad, the founder and chief executive officer of Lever for Change and senior advisor at the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, will present the annual Philip Gamble Memorial Lecture at the University of Massachusetts Amherst Thursday, April 18, at 5 p.m. in Bowker Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public, with seating available on a first-come, first-served basis.
 
In her lecture, “Philanthropy, Wealth Redistribution and Equity,” Conrad will interrogate philanthropic practices that reinforce racialized inequality and explore evolving practices in the field of philanthropy to make giving more equitable. She will draw on her experience as an economist in academia & philanthropy to examine how race & gender impact economic status.