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Judith Rodin on the Infrastructure Challenges of the 21st Century

May 21, 2008

Judith Rodin, president of the New York City-based Rockefeller Foundation, addresses the America 2050 Forum, a gathering of political, business, philanthropic and planning leaders, on May 9 in Washington, D.C.:

...The point is that foundations are privileged because they can dare to be bold, they can dare and have the resources to take risks, to think and to urge others to think a quarter of a century down the road -- not just about quarterly earnings or about next year's election. But we are absolutely most useful when we can galvanize and leverage the action and resources of others to meet so many of these difficult challenges. And frankly, the challenges of this new century are difficult indeed....

Good stuff.

-- Mitch Nauffts

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