Amol Mehra-Philanthropy: Deciding who gets to sit at the table

In this episode Olga, Seema and Raza talk to Amol Mehra about the differences between advocacy and philanthropy, having the ability to decide which organisations and projects get funding and shaping the civil society agenda. They reflect over how to decide who to work with and for, who to invite to the table and the microphone.
Amol Mehra, Esq. is the Director of Industry Transformation at the Laudes Foundation where he oversees programmes relating to transformation of the fashion and built environment sectors to address the dual crises of inequality and climate change.

Previously, Amol served as Managing Director of the Freedom Fund, a leader in the global movement to end modern slavery, and as Executive Director of the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR), a leading human rights organisation

(Illustration by Kimberly Salt.)