Evan Sparks is a writer and editor based in Washington, D.C. He is managing editor of Philanthropy, the flagship publication of The Philanthropy Roundtable, a national association of donors working to promote freedom, opportunity, and personal responsibility through their giving. At Philanthropy he has covered higher education, donor intent, and a variety of other subjects. Before joining the Roundtable, Evan was an associate editor at the American Enterprise Institute. In addition to his writing for Philanthropy, his articles and reviews have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes.com, the Weekly Standard, the American, TCS Daily, and other outlets. He was an inaugural Washington Fellow at the National Review Institute in 2009-10, and is a writer for the National Geographic Bee. Evan graduated from Tulane University in New Orleans, where, after Hurricane Katrina, he coordinated disaster relief for a Presbyterian church.