These are all public talks. Caroline also does many talks for private groups, including foundations and groups of donors. Contact:

Many videos from these talks are at

“Ridiculously important, informative session”

“Caroline opened everyone’s eyes about … effective giving … I feel more empowered…”

“It was my great pleasure attending your amazing talk. There were many panels but your talk gave the audience specific facts and tools and it was excellent” – Professor Amal Amleh, physicist 🙂 Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi

CF Barcelona


Webinar with Campbell Collaboration and Porticus (a funder) about our work on the evidence about institutional responses to child abuse: we produced an ‘evidence and gap map’ to show what exists, and a Guidebook to show what it says. March 9th. Sign up here.

You missed ’em! :-

Webinar with AlFanar (venture philanthropy fund in Middle East), Feb 2021. Video here.

Philanthropic Foundations of Canada conference, Toronto, October 2018

Global Evidence and Implementation Summit, Melbourne, October 2018

Researchfish Strategy of Impact 2017, Tower of London, London, UK, 16 November 2017

Sanabel conference, Beirut, Lebanon, 7-8 November

Alliance Manchester Business School, October 5th, 2017 13340300_1061748133895828_6314522352779203051_o (2)

Ask Direct Summer School. Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, 25 August 2017

Evidence Live, Oxford University, June 2017

UBS Global Philanthropy Forum (private event), St Moritz, December

Effective Altruism Australia event, Melbourne Law School, 17 May

Philanthropy Australia event, Melbourne, 18 May

Philanthropy Australia event, Sydney, Australia, 16 May 2017

Effective Altruism Australia event, The Hatchery, University of Technology Sydney, Australia, 16 May 2017 – 18:30

Bond University – CREBP, Gold Coast, Australia, 11 May 2017

Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia, 8 May 2017

ASTO Conference 2016 BFE 062_websize

FT Weekend Live, Kenwood House, London, 3rd September 2016

What Works Global Summit, London, September

Evidence Live, Oxford University, June

Dubai, Ta’atheer MENA Social Impact & CSR Forum, 23/24 May

Feedback Labs, Washington DC, May 12th

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Feb 2016, video of the seminar here.

Association of Sail Training Organisations annual conference, Jan 22nd, Southampton (£)

Cambridge University, 80000 Hours, Feb 8th (public)

National Audit Office, London, December 2015

Madrid Dec 2015, European Venture Philanthropy Association conference.

Washington DC, October 2015, Feedback Labs ‘Closing the Loop’ summit

Paris, May 26th, ESSEC business school, about Failures in Philanthropy. Based on this case foundation

Clore Social Leadership Programme, (private session), Nottingham, Sept 2014

Barcelona, Oct, 2014, with The Catalan Institute of Public Policy Evaluation (Ivàlua)

Abu Dhabi, Emirates Foundation, November 3-4 2014

American Humanist Association National Conference, keynote, Chicago, July 18th 2014

Imperial College London, Dec 5th 2013, Running the world’s most effective charity

High Wycombe, Skeptics in the Pub: Oct 23rd

Philanthropy Ireland, keynote at annual conference, Sept 2013. This is the talk Caroline gaveParis

International Education Funders’ Group, biannual meeting, New York, 27th Sept

Skoll World Forum, April 2013, Oxford: Here is the talk which Caroline gave.

6/7th June: Community Foundations of Canada, biennial conference, Winnipeg

New York City, Skeptics in the Pub, May 28th

21/22nd May: Center for Effective Philanthropy, National Conference, Detroit, US

Chapel, Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London, Feb 2013

Association of Charitable Foundations, London, Feb 2013

Social Impact Analysts Association conference, Berlin, November 2012

Skeptics in the Pub, Newcastle, UK, November 2012

AGM, Community Foundation of Tyne & Wear and Northumberland, Newcastle, UK, November 2012

Skeptics in the Pub, Cambridge, USA, October 2012

Giving What We Can, Cambridge University, UK, October 2012

Arab Foundation Forum, Annual conference, Cairo, September 2012

Convergence event, London, July 2012

Giving What We Can, Warwick University, UK, May 2012

Speaking alongside friend and fellow philanthro-author Michael Green, London, March:

CF & M Green

1 Response to Events

  1. rorytfenton says:

    Caroline spoke to our group at Imperial College and was engaging and very informative. One student told me afterwards, “I loved Caroline, she’s so sassy”.

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