Town & Country held its ninth annual Philanthropy Summit, "Evidence of Hope: Finding New Paths Forward" at Hearst Tower in New York City on October 26. This year's invitation-only event included a star-studded roster of speakers including Dr. Elizabeth Alexander, President of the Mellon Foundation; Stephen and Ayesha Curry, Co-founders of Eat. Learn. Play Foundation; Jennifer Garner, Actress, Philanthropist, Entrepreneur, and Save the Children Trustee; Questlove, Academy Award-winning filmmaker, Grammy Award-winning filmmaker, Grammy Award-winning musician, producer, DJ, director, culinary entrepreneur and New York Times best-selling author; Martha Stewart Founder, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia; Henry Timms, President and CEO, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts; Darren Walker President, Ford Foundation; Brian Stelter, Former Anchor for CNN's "Reliable Sources" and others to discuss hot-topic issues ranging from youth activism, mental health, the evolution of arts funding, the future of food and how the news cycle is determining America's philanthropic habits and more.
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