Fundraising,Leadership Published Date, 2023

[WEBINAR] The Philosophy & Actions Of Mega-philanthropist, David M. Rubenstein


For our final conversation in our three-part series on mega philanthropy, we’re joined by one of the country’s most generous philanthropists, David M. Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman of The Carlyle Group.

In this interview-style session, Mr. Rubenstein sits down with Steve Orr, Managing Partner, to explore the key motivators behind major contributions and mega philanthropy.

About David:

David M. Rubenstein is Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman of The Carlyle Group, one of the world’s largest and most successful private investment firms. Mr. Rubenstein is Chairman of the Boards of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the Council on Foreign Relations; a Fellow of the Harvard Corporation; a Regent of the Smithsonian Institution; a Trustee of the National Gallery of Art, the University of Chicago, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Johns Hopkins Medicine, the Institute for Advanced Study, the National Constitution Center, the Brookings Institution, and the World Economic Forum; a Director of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; and President of the Economic Club of Washington.

Mr. Rubenstein, an original signatory of the Giving Pledge, is a significant donor to all of the above-mentioned nonprofit organizations. He is a recipient of the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy and the MoMA’s David Rockefeller Award, among other philanthropic awards.

In addition to his philanthropic endeavors, Mr. Rubenstein is the host of The David Rubenstein Show on Bloomberg TV and PBS, is the author of two books – The American Story and How to Lead – and frequently participates in interviews with leading news publications and media outlets across the globe.

For more on Mr. Rubenstein’s books, recent speeches, interviews, and news, click here.

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