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Secret of giving revealed at Concordia

Individuals donate for many reasons, but only when motivated
April 17, 2015
By Howard Bokser

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education, District 1, and Concordia co-hosted a panel discussion on March 31, called “The Secret of Giving: Why people donate — from boomers to millennials.”

It was moderated by Caroline Van Vlaardingen, BA 84, CTV Montreal News reporter and lecturer in Concordia’s Department of Journalism.

The panel featured Howard Davidson, BComm 80, president of the R. Howard Webster Foundation; Elizabeth Gomery, co-founder of consulting firm Philanthropica; Niamh Leonard, member of the board of directors of Apathy is Boring; and Michèle Paulin, professor in the Department of Marketing at Concordia’s John Molson School of Business.

caroline-van-vlaardigen-0856-vg Moderator Caroline Van Vlaardingen, BA 84
Niamh Leonard and Michèle Paulin Niamh Leonard (left) and Michèle Paulin address questions on philanthropy
Howard Davidson and Elizabeth Gomery Secret of Giving panellists Howard Davidson and Elizabeth Gomery

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