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Skoll Foundation on World Water Week Panel

September 4, 2012 by

Skoll Foundation principal David Rothschild just returned from World Water Week in Stockholm. Wednesday, he presented on a well-attended panel on US philanthropy in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector, alongside colleagues from Hilton Foundation, Gates Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Winrock, Water for People and others. (Rothschild is seated second from left in the photo above).

“On the panel, Water for People CEO Ned Breslin and I had an open discussion about social entrepreneurship, the Skoll Foundation’s approach to philanthropy and how our efforts and our community have not only helped Water for People, but also challenged and pushed them to go further and do more. Ned was eloquent and passionate about how innovate and supportive the Skoll Foundation is,” Rothschild says.

Here’s an interview with Rothschild, where he talks about funder-grantee relationships, and more:

Watch for a blog from him later this week, and meanwhile, read Water for People’s blog about World Water Week:


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