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focus on philanthrocapitalism: myth or reality?

Strategic Philanthropy | Mar 1, 2007

What Rohini Nilekani sees as innovative and different about the way she’s doing things is the way she has brought together the opportunities that coming into money has given her and her earlier work in the social sector, with ‘all its emotional charge towards equity’.

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