University of Pittsburgh
April 6, 2011

Pitt to Present Lecture by Philanthropist Gara LaMarche April 18

Contact:  412-624-4147

PITTSBURGH—The Philanthropy Forum at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) will present a lecture by Gara LaMarche, president and CEO of Atlantic Philanthropies. The free public lecture will take place at 3 p.m. April 18 in Ballroom A of the University Club, 123 University Pl., Oakland. The event is hosted by GSPIA’s Johnson Institute for Responsible Leadership and by Global Links. 

LaMarche’s talk is titled “Health and Human Rights in the U.S. and South Africa: Two Arguments for Persistence.” 

The Atlantic Philanthropies is an international grant-making foundation dedicated to bringing about lasting changes in the lives of the disadvantaged by focusing on four areas of social challenges: aging, children and youth, population health, and reconciliation and human rights. 

GSPIA’s Philanthropy Forum offers a university-based setting to explore philanthropy’s impacts and intentions. Through research and exchange with philanthropic leaders, the forum highlights advances in the field in an effort to better understand future developments. 

An RSVP is requested. For more information or to RSVP, contact the Philanthropy Forum at or at 412-648-1336. 




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