Digest of interesting news relevant to our philanthropic work in Asia.
In April, I attended the Asian Pacific Philanthropy Consortium’s conference on Diaspora Philanthropy: An Agent of Change in Asia Pacific Communities. The conference brought together over 130+ individuals from all over the world to Hanoi, Vietnam to discuss the growing trends of diaspora philanthropy. I provide my understanding of the growth of disapora philanthropy and some general characteristics of Asian American donors in the U.S.
Christine Tran interviews Ivan Small on his research on collective philanthropic remittances. His findings were presented at the APPC Conference in May 2008.