How Nicholas Kristof Uses His Pulpit To Engage People With Empathy

What does it mean to be generous?

 

I think generosity is about empathy, about putting yourself in other people’s shoes. Once you do that, you want to help them–with time, money, or some other kind of assistance–and you derive satisfaction from the help you can give.

 

Tell us the names and stories of three individuals who inspire you most with their generosity.

 

My parents, Ladis and Jane Kristof, certainly set a tremendous example of empathy and compassion.

 

BY: Rachael Chong