A valuable resource for you, Giving Is Not Just For The Very Rich is an inspiring, easy-to-use guide which gives you numerous creative ideas on how to reap the many benefits of giving. It’s all about your feeling connected to worthwhile programs, achieving a sense of purpose, and deriving immeasurable pleasure from helping others.
Dr. Susan Aurelia Gitelson offers you reasons to give, considers values and concerns, and advises you how to give wisely. She presents you with examples from the wealthiest donors, innovative givers, social entrepreneurs, celebrities, government officials, nonprofit professionals, volunteers, and social media networkers.
To help you zero in on major areas for your giving, she reviews religious philanthropy, education K-12, higher education, science and health, arts and culture, sports, multipurpose umbrella organizations, awards, and international aid. Finally, she shows you how to evaluate charities, make choices, and realize your commitments.
Dr. Susan Aurelia Gitelson has been President of International Consultants, Inc. and has been consulting for international business, educational, cultural, and other institutions. Her books and articles have been published on four continents.
Dr. Gitelson received her B.A. from Barnard College and her M.I.A. and Ph.D. from Columbia University. She was a trainee at the Rockefeller Foundation. In addition, she was an assistant professor of international relations at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Subsequently, she headed several small international business firms for many years, using her earned income to sponsor cultural and educational programs. She is one of the Board of Directors of the National Institute of Social Studies and an honorary trustee of the Sutton Place Synagogue. Also, Dr. Gitelsen has board affiliations with the National Institute of Social Sciences, Einstein Visionaries Society, and Sutton Place Synagogue.
Dr. Gitelson is listed in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the World, and Who’s Who in Finance and Business. Recently, she was featured in the Aug-Sept 2022 issue of Fortune Magazine. She is thrilled to be chosen by various business publications, not for her modest wealth but for her immense concern for human values in international relations, as her endowed awards at Columbia SIPA & the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, etc.