FORA.tv Speaker - Sterling Speirn

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Biography

Sterling Speirn is President and CEO of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation in Battle Creek, Michigan. Before joining the Kellogg Foundation in 2006, Mr. Speirn was President of the Peninsula Community Foundation, which serves donors and charitable organizations on the San Francisco Peninsula, and in Silicon Valley. Mr. Speirn is also Founder and Chairman of the Center for Venture Philanthropy, which has launched three Social Venture Funds engaging in the issues of poverty, literacy, and the environment. He is Past Chair of the Board of Directors of Northern California Grantmakers, and serves on the Advisory Council of the Global Philanthropy Forum. In addition, Mr. Speirn is Co-Creator and former Board Member of the "Raising a Reader" program, which now operates nationally in 27 states and has just earned a Fast Company Social Entrepreneurship Award for 2006.

2 Programs

Early Childhood Linkages and Reading on Grade Level

05.10.12 | 01:24:53 min | 0 comments

GPF 2006: Philanthropy, Policy and Politics

04.05.06 | 01:02:09 min | 1 comment