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Intense Conversations About the Future of Women’s Philanthropy at DREAM. DARE. DO. – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 17:46:23 +0000

I recently returned from DREAM. DARE. DO. in Chicago, the every-three-year (maybe more often now!) convening of the Women’s Philanthropy Institute. Wow. I am still reeling from the experience. It was an intense two days of immersion in conversation about women’s leadership in philanthropy, where it is coming from and where it will be going… […](image)

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Love is What’s Needed: Justine Bevilacqua on Growing the Arts and Social Justice in Providence – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:44:08 +0000

“Unconditional love for people is what’s needed,” says Justine Bevilacqua. She speaks with a calmness that somehow also conveys how strongly she feels about this. “Of course, you have to draw the line sometimes,” she adds, “and there are bad people in the world, but just seeing people as humans, I definitely think the world […](image)

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Ana Morales: Building on her Family Legacy with Philanthropy in Mexico – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapyana

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:42:54 +0000

When you meet Ana Morales you are immediately struck by her charm. She is warm, funny, approachable, accessible. But if you stop there, you’d be missing out on full picture. Morales is also a philanthropist who is constantly working to understand the world and give back.  And given how fearlessly she approaches this mission, she […](image)

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Challenging Norms and Beliefs with Gender-Lens Grantmaking – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy04_gender-lens1

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:42:04 +0000

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in Stanford Social Innovation Review and is co-authored by Emily Nielsen Jones, Musimbi Kanyoro & Neera Nundy.  Philanthropists and for-profit investors are increasingly using a gender lens to screen opportunities for funding social change as awareness of the need continues to grow. Funders now take it for granted that empowering […](image)

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Gloria Feldt to Women in Philanthropy: Take Risks and Build Big for Social Change – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapygloria-feldt-new-photo-karianne-munstedt

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:40:57 +0000

Talking to Gloria Feldt is like talking to someone who has been through just about everything as a feminist leader, and yet somehow still finds the strength to tackle ongoing social and political challenges. The word unstoppable comes to mind. In 1996, People Magazine captured her phenomenal early career in a story called  The Voice […](image)

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Thinking About Writing for Philanthropy Women? Read This First – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 18:01:39 +0000

Philanthropy Women covers the growing world of women’s giving for all areas of philanthropy, from feminist foundations to women’s funds to giving circles, and just about anything in between. We also cover research on women in philanthropy such as changing patterns of giving, as well as the funding for research on the status of gender equality […](image)

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The Clinton Foundation is Alive and Well and Looking to Expand Some Programs – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy

Mon, 06 Feb 2017 20:58:24 +0000

Last Friday, I participated in  a media roundtable hosted by The Clinton Foundation to discuss the future direction of their work.  At the roundtable, President Shalala said that the level of future involvement for Mrs. Clinton at the foundation Read More Source: The Clinton Foundation is Alive and Well and Looking to Expand Some Programs […](image)

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“Empowering Girls and Women Across All Our Programs”: Where is The Clinton Foundation Going in 2017? – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy

Sat, 04 Feb 2017 14:04:03 +0000

Clinton Foundation President Donna Shalala headlined the phone conference roundtable with this quote from Mark Twain: “Rumors of our demise are greatly exaggerated.” In fact, said Shalala, “We’re alive and well and thriving.” Shalala spoke of how former President Bill Clinton’s letter, released yesterday, describes a “re-energized foundation, better positioned for the brave new world […](image)

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I’m With Her: Reboarding the Feminist Train to Build Local and Global Sisterhood – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy

Tue, 31 Jan 2017 01:07:26 +0000

One of the tricky things about the progression of feminism in America is how it has gone from being a fringe movement to being a taken-for-granted social norm. Because of this, it is easy to forget that gender equality still needs safeguarding. Women once took to the streets to seek the right to vote and own […](image)

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Washington Area Women’s Foundation Pushes for 100 Days of Action for Women and Girls – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy

Sun, 29 Jan 2017 19:15:05 +0000

Back in April of 2016, I wrote an article for Inside Philanthropy profiling Jennifer Lockwood-Shabat, President and CEO of the Washington Area Women’s Foundation (WAWF). It was exciting to learn about how Lockwood-Shabat was leading an ambitious campaign to raise funds for the amplification of WAWF’s work. Now, WAWF is leading a campaign to keep […](image)

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