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Lessons Learned From Two Decades in Philanthropy

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Gioa Perugini


Today I am celebrating my 20th anniversary working at Hemenway & Barnes. Twenty years is a long time. Technology has changed our world in so many ways - email, Windows, and the Internet were all relatively new business tools in 1999. I got my first cell phone that year, when the iPhone was merely a glimmer in Steve Jobs’s eye. The physical landscape of Boston has changed dramatically too - the Big Dig, the creation of the Greenway, downtown and neighborhood development, an activated waterfront, significant historic preservation, a clean(er) Charles River, and so much more. The diversity of voices at the philanthropic table, from age, race, and ethnicity to geographic and socio-economic status, have grown as well, with so much more ground to cover.

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