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A Conversation with Give2Asia’s Birger Stamperdahl

Tuesday, June 19, 2018
2:00pm - 3:30pm PDT
The California Endowment Center for Healthy Communities, Sierra Room
1000 North Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
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Interested in philanthropy in China or elsewhere in Asia? Join us for a discussion with Give2Asia’s President & CEO Birger Stamperdahl.

Established in 2001, Give2Asia is a U.S.-based international nonprofit organization that connects corporations, foundations and individuals with local charitable organizations and social enterprises across Asia, carrying out effective projects and creating social value. Their work focuses on key issues such as healthcare, the environment, disaster management and poverty alleviation and livelihoods. Give2Asia has a team of local staff, in-country advisors, and partners in every country where they work, ensuring projects are effective, results are transparent and grant recipients are accountable. They help local organizations expand the scope of their development efforts, responding to social needs and resolving social issues. Their network includes 2,000 grant recipients and 15,000 donors, and they work in 25 countries/regions (Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, New Zealand, Pacific Islands, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor-Leste and Vietnam).


Birger Stamperdahl, President & CEO, Give2Asia

Since 2006, Birger has been part of the Give2Asia team, applying his experience in nonprofit development and partnership building to expand Give2Asia’s work. From his years of experience serving donors, clients and project partners -- and prior to that living in South and Southeast Asia -- Birger has developed a passion for the diverse and ever-changing landscape of nonprofits and social ventures in the Asia-Pacific region. Before joining Give2Asia, Birger was a Vice President at Porter Novelli, helping to lead their Silicon Valley offices and interactive marketing programs for technology clients. He has 15 years of experience in for-profit and nonprofit business management, as well as a background in marketing and communications. He has spoken on the topic of international philanthropy at U.S. and Asia-based events held by such groups as the Council on Foundations, the World Affairs Council, the Asian Venture Philanthropy Network and the Conference Board. He holds degrees in journalism and in political science from the University of New Hampshire.


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