2019 – Exchange Conference

Scaling impact together.

Presented by The Social Impact Exchange and Morgan Stanley

Since 2010 SIE has hosted the nation’s only annual conference exclusively focused on scaling social impact. The conference is now hosted in partnership with Morgan Stanley. Below are highlights from the 2019 Exchange conference.

The Exchange 2019: Shaping the Future: Philanthropy as Change Capital. Presented by The Social Impact Exchange and Morgan Stanley. The Exchange 2019 was held June 4-5 at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City. During the two days, a range of topics related to this theme were addressed, including the future of our democracy, economy, education system, and health system, among others. A variety of transformational approaches were featured, including multi-sector collaboration, movement building, public/private partnerships, systems change strategies, and game-changing innovation.

VIDEOS FROM THE EXCHANGE 2019

Welcome 
Alexander Rossides, Founder and President, The Social Impact Exchange
Melanie Schnoll Begun, Managing Director, Head of Philanthropy Management, Morgan Stanley

KEYNOTES

Reimagining Education 
Sal Khan, Founder & CEO, Khan Academy

Rethinking Philanthropy and the Role of Major Donors 
Anand Giridharadas, journalist and author, Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World
Mark Kramer, Co-Founder and Managing Director, FSG, and Senior Fellow, Center for Business and Government, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

PANELS

Shaping the Future: Shifting Mindsets 
Moderator: Leslie Crutchfield, Executive Director, Global Social Enterprise Initiative, Georgetown University, and author, How Change Happens: Why Some Social Movements Succeed While Others Don’t

Future of Medicine: Finding and Funding Cures 
Moderator: Melanie Schnoll Begun, Managing Director, Head of Philanthropy Management, Morgan Stanley

Introduction to “From Pole To Pole” 
Remarks: Rob Densen, Founder and CEO, Tiller LLC

From Pole To Pole 
Paul Nicklen, National Geographic photographer, filmmaker, marine biologist, and Co-Founder of SeaLegacy

The Future of the Economy: Creating A More Just Economy With Opportunity For All 
Remarks: Erika Karp, Founder and CEO, Cornerstone Capital Group, Inc.
Moderator: Jim Lumberg, Co-Founder and Executive Vice President, Envestnet

The Future of the American Social Contract 
Peter Bhatia, Editor and Vice President, Detroit Free Press and freep.com
Van Jones, Host, the Van Jones Show (CNN), and Founder, the Dream Corps
Sally Yates, Partner, King & Spalding, and Former Deputy Attorney General of the United States

Remarks from Morgan Stanley 
David Bokman, Co-Head of Family Office Resources, Morgan Stanley
Mandell Crawley, Managing Director and Head of Private Wealth Management, Morgan Stanley
Melanie Schnoll Begun, Managing Director, Head of Philanthropy Management, Morgan Stanley

Shaping the Future: The Role of Journalism in Building a Healthier Society – Part 1 
Glenn Kramon, Lecturer, Stanford School of Business, and Assistant Managing Editor, The New York Times

Shaping the Future: The Role of Journalism in Building a Healthier Society – Part 2 
Moderator: Audrey Choi, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Sustainability Officer, Morgan Stanley

Shaping the Future: New Majority Leadership 
Moderator: Tim McClimon, President, American Express Foundation; Senior Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility, American Express‏

The Role of Philanthropy In Shaping the Future 
Moderator: Anna Muoio, Specialist Leader, Monitor | Deloitte

WELCOME

– Alexander Rossides, Founder and President, The Social Impact Exchange
– Melanie Schnoll Begun, Managing Director, Head of Philanthropy Management, Morgan Stanley

REIMAGINING EDUCATION

Sal Khan, Founder and CEO, Khan Academy

RETHINKING PHILANTHROPY AND THE ROLE OF MAJOR DONORS

– Anand Giridharadas, journalist and author, Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World
– Mark Kramer, Co-Founder and Managing Director, FSG, and Senior Fellow, Center for Business and Government, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

SHAPING THE FUTURE: SHIFTING MINDSETS

Moderator
– Leslie Crutchfield, Executive Director, Global Social Enterprise Initiative, Georgetown University, and author, How Change Happens: Why Some Social Movements Succeed While Others Don’t

Panelists
– Cristina Mittermeier, Co-Founder, SeaLegacy
– Julie Sweetland, Vice President for Strategy and Innovation, FrameWorks Institute
– Evan Wolfson, Founder, Freedom to Marry

FUTURE OF MEDICINE: FINDING AND FUNDING CURES

Moderator
– Melanie Schnoll Begun, Managing Director, Head of Philanthropy Management, Morgan Stanley

Panelists
– Stephen L. Brenner, PhD, Strategic Advisor, Therapeutics Development Team, Harrington Discovery Institute
– Nicole Calakos, MD, PhD, Professor, Duke University Medical Center
– Ronald G. Harrington, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist
– Georg Holländer, MA, MD, FMedSci (Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences), FRCPCH (Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health), FMH Paediatrics (Swiss Medical Association), Hoffmann and Action Medical Research Professor of Developmental Medicine at the University of Oxford, Professor of Paediatric Immunology at the University of Basel
– Jonathan S. Stamler, MD, Robert S. and Sylvia K. Reitman Family Foundation Distinguished Chair of Cardiovascular Innovation; Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry; Director of the Institute for Transformative Molecular Medicine; and Co-founder and President of the Harrington Discovery Institute, at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

INTRODUCTION TO “FROM POLE TO POLE”

Remarks
– Rob Densen, Founder and CEO, Tiller LLC

FROM POLE TO POLE

Presenter
– Paul NicklenNational Geographic photographer, filmmaker, marine biologist, and Co-Founder of SeaLegacy

THE FUTURE OF THE ECONOMY: CREATING A MORE JUST ECONOMY WITH OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL

Remarks
– Erika Karp, Founder and CEO, Cornerstone Capital Group, Inc.

Moderator
– Jim Lumberg, Co-Founder and Executive Vice President, Envestnet

Panelists
– Charles Bowman, Market President for North Carolina and Charlotte, Bank of America
– Chloe McKenzie, Founder, President, and CEO, Black Fem
– Rosie Rios, CEO, River Associates, and former U.S. Treasurer
– Kerry Sullivan, President, Bank of America Charitable Foundation

THE FUTURE OF THE AMERICAN SOCIAL CONTRACT

– Peter Bhatia, Editor and Vice President, Detroit Free Press and freep.com
– Van Jones, Host, the Van Jones Show (CNN), and Founder, the Dream Corps
– Sally Yates, Partner, King & Spalding, and Former Deputy Attorney General of the United States

REMARKS FROM MORGAN STANLEY

– David Bokman, Co-Head of Family Office Resources, Morgan Stanley
– Mandell Crawley, Managing Director and Head of Private Wealth Management, Morgan Stanley
– Melanie Schnoll Begun, Managing Director, Head of Philanthropy Management, Morgan Stanley

SHAPING THE FUTURE: THE ROLE OF JOURNALISM IN BUILDING A HEALTHIER SOCIETY – PART 1

Glenn Kramon, Lecturer, Stanford School of Business, and Assistant Managing Editor, The New York Times

SHAPING THE FUTURE: THE ROLE OF JOURNALISM IN BUILDING A HEALTHIER SOCIETY – PART 2

Moderator
– Audrey Choi, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Sustainability Officer, Morgan Stanley

Panelists
– Peter Bhatia, Editor and Vice President, Detroit Free Press and freep.com
– Sam Gill, Vice President, Communities and Impact, and Senior Adviser to the President, Knight Foundation
– Glenn Kramon, Lecturer, Stanford School of Business, and Assistant Managing Editor, The New York Times

SHAPING THE FUTURE: NEW MAJORITY LEADERSHIP

Moderator
– Tim McClimon, President, American Express Foundation; Senior Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility, American Express‏‏

Panelists
– Efrain Gutierrez, Impact and Evaluation Manager, the Obama Foundation
– Darren Isom, Founder and Executive Director, Memphis Music Initiative
– Daniel Lee, Executive Director, Levi Strauss Foundation
– Hali Lee, Co-Director, Donors of Color Network, and Co-Founder and Managing Director, Faces of Giving

THE ROLE OF PHILANTHROPY IN SHAPING THE FUTURE

Moderator
– Anna Muoio, Specialist Leader, Monitor I Deloitte

Panelists
– Nick Donohue, President and CEO, Nellie Mae Education Foundation
– Leslie Boissiere, Vice President, External Affairs, Annie E. Casey Foundation
– Tyler Norris, Chief Executive, Well Being Trust
– Edgar Villanueva, Vice President, Programs and Policy, Schott Foundation for Public Education, and author, Decolonizing Wealth: Indigenous Wisdom to Heal Divides