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Last Build Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 19:43:11 +0000


#MeToo, and Funders of Sexual Assault Prevention thirdeyetherapy

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 19:41:57 +0000

Yes, me, too. I’ll spare you the details. The larger point for me is that being a survivor of sexual harassment and abuse, I chose to build part of my professional life around helping survivors to heal, and fight for justice. And I have done so. Over the past 20 years, I have treated hundreds… […](image)

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Why It’s Important to Learn About the Sustainable Development Goals thirdeyetherapy

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 18:23:32 +0000

Do you know all 17 of the sustainable development goals adopted by the UN in January of 2016?  If so, good for you. Up until today, I was mainly familiar with SDG 5: “Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.” Now that I read Equal Measures 2030’s research showing that many policy leaders in the… […](image)

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Philanthropy Women Update: A Look at Our 6-Months of Growth – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 19:38:55 +0000

Dear Faithful Readers of Philanthropy Women, First, of course, thank you for reading. You are bravely joining me on the sometimes harrowing adventure of learning about gender equality philanthropy. I thank you for joining me on this journey. Also, thank you to our sponsors, Ruth Ann Harnisch and Emily Nielsen Jones. You have provided an… […](image)

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What Happened: Clinton’s Account Reveals How Fake News Skewed the Election – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:43:07 +0000

I’ve been listening to Hillary Clinton’s What Happened in spurts over the past few days, and it’s time to start sharing some of the highlights. In her own voice on audio, Clinton speaks on a wide range of topics. In particular, Clinton speaks with regret about taking speaking fees from large financial corporations and analyzes how… […](image)

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Gates Foundation Gives $20 Million to Address Gender Inequality Globally – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:40:07 +0000

Timing couldn’t be better. Today, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced it will give $20 million over the next three years to empower women’s organizations globally. The news comes on the same day that Equal Measures 2030 released a Gender Report along with the Gates Foundation and ONE Campaign Coalition at the United Nations… […](image)

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Xiomara Corpeño: Fascism Grows As Trans People Lose Human Rights – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:39:06 +0000

Editor’s Note: The following opinion piece is part of a series being provided by Philanthropy Women to help identify and address growing threats to global human rights, particularly for vulnerable groups.  Several weeks ago, I woke up to the sound of my mother’s TV broadcasting the local morning news. “Breaking News! President Trump has reinstated… […](image)

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How This Nonprofit is Using the SDG’s to Help Women Thrive Globally – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 19:55:17 +0000

“We see our members—grass roots organizations—as the experts,” says Emily Bove, Executive Director of the Women Thrive Alliance. Women Thrive comprises 285 organizations in 53 developing countries. Based in Washington, D.C., Women Thrive supports its member groups in advancing women’s rights globally. “We only work with groups that are engaged in advocacy,” says Bove, citing… […](image)

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This Trans-Led Fund is Blazing New Trails for Gender Justice – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 19:51:42 +0000

While awareness about gender and racial bias has been growing in nonprofits and foundations, particularly over the past 30 years, the leadership of those organizations has primarily remained white, straight and male. One foundation has been steadily fighting to change that, though, and now, its fight is more important than ever. Third Wave Fund has been… […](image)

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LEAD Awards Go to Women’s Funds Supporting Young Women and Girls of Color – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 19:49:56 +0000

Leaders from eight women’s funds across the country that spearheaded the Young Women’s Initiative received the 2018 Leadership and Diversity Award, given by the The Women’s Funding Network at their annual summit, taking place this week in San Francisco. The New York Women’s Foundation is a 2017 recipient of The Women’s Funding Network’s Leadership and… […](image)

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Ms. Foundation to Philanthropy: Grow Local Economies by Supporting Low Wage Workers and Childcare Access thirdeyetherapy

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 19:48:20 +0000

We know that childcare needs to be valued and supported for society to thrive. Yet, time and again, we leave parents, particularly low-income and young parents, out of the picture for access to childcare. Today, a new study released by the Ms. Foundation for Women validated that state and local officials need to take the… […](image)

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