You know we do back flips when we see young black philanthropists featured in mainstream news. Why? 1. Because we rarely are. 2. When we are highlighted that represents the shift in traditional philanthropy we’ve been striving towards!
Meet the black young philanthropists featured on the Crain’s Chicago list of next generation philanthropists: (in order from L to R in the image above)
TAI DUNCAN – 31, Director and corporate liaison in the office of the CEO, Ariel Investments LLC, Chicago
JOHN McCAREINS– 37, Senior vice president and practice lead, multi- manager solutions group, Northern Trust Corp., Chicago
MARCUS BOGGS– 40, Senior financial adviser, global private client services, Merrill Lynch & Co., Chicago
VALERIE CORR HANSERD– 42, Director of government and public affairs, BP America, Chicago
Learn more about these awesome young black philanthropists and how they are using their leadership on boards and committees in Chicago: Crain’s Chicago – Meet The Next Generation of Chicago Philanthropists
So huge kudos to Tai, John, Marcus and Valerie! We’re very proud of you!