Evidence-based charity: good idea or terrible idea?

Event 11 Feb 2016

Caroline Fiennes 
Director: ‘Giving Evidence’

Caroline Fiennes is one of the few people whose work has appeared in both OK! Magazine and The Lancet.

A former physicist and strategy consultant, she founded and directs Giving Evidence, which encourages and enables charitable giving to be based on sound evidence. 

She teaches about effective philanthropy at Cambridge University, has taught at Yale and Oxford, spoken at TED, and advised diverse donors in many countries including Eurostar, the Guardian, the Big Lottery Fund, the Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts, professional tennis players, the Private Equity Foundation, BBC Children in Need, and many anonymous donors. 

Caroline serves on boards of the US Center for Effective Philanthropy, of the world’s largest charity rating agency Charity Navigator, The Cochrane Collaboration (specifically Evidence Aid ), is the Corporation of London’s City Philanthropy Coach, and writes a monthly column in Third Sector magazine.
'Brilliant' is how The Economist recently described her book 'It Ain't What You Give', dubbed 'the Freakonomics of the charity world'

A live stream of this seminar will be available. The link will be active approximately 5 minutes before the start.