INSIGHTS...Conversations on Philanthropy

Generation Next

Meet Jaimie Mayer Phinney; millennial, global thinker and fourth generation philanthropist.  As great granddaughter of legendary entrepreneur and businessman Nathan Cummings, founder of the Sara Lee Corporation (now Hillshire Brands) and the charitable foundation which carries his name, Jaimie is an example of philanthropy’s new breed of family foundation trustee. 

In this three-part interview, Jaime offers insights on her generation‚Äôs expectations, its reasons for viewing the world and its problems the way it does, and perhaps most tellingly, its willingness to take risks with its charitable giving ‚Äď something she claims has been sorely lacking in philanthropy for at least two generations.