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The Hidden Children: How Lumos is Empowering Social Change for Orphans Worldwidethirdeyetherapy

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 18:35:22 +0000

Ten years into her signature philanthropic endeavor, Lumos, author J.K. Rowling has grown increasingly vocal about her disdain for developing world orphanages that do nothing to address the underlying needs of children and families. Readers here at The Chronicle of Social Change know about the damage that child welfare systems can do to children, but […](image)

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Obama Summit Delivers Good News on Gender, and Women’s Funds Step Up Again – Inside Philanthropy thirdeyetherapy

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 19:07:23 +0000

Here’s some good news this week, in case you need a little cheering up: The Obama administration hosted the first-ever United State of Women Summit in Washington, D.C. With Michelle Obama and Oprah headlining the event, this convergence included many old and new fighters for gender equality including Darren Walker, Gloria Steinem, Matt McGorry and […](image)

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Philanthropy vs. Patriarchy: Emily Nielsen Jones and the Fight On Faiththirdeyetherapyteam~~element34

Fri, 08 Apr 2016 18:32:07 +0000

Here’s the story of how Emily Nielsen Jones and her husband, Ross Jones, discovered their niche of integrating a “gender lens” into their faith-inspired philanthropy. The Boston-based couple once funded Christian Union, an Ivy League campus ministry, to launch a new branch at their alma mater, Dartmouth College. They were impressed with the organization at […](image)

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Can Philanthropy Help the Feds Bring Sustainable Food Systems to Scale?thirdeyetherapy

Thu, 07 Apr 2016 17:25:15 +0000

Farm-to-table is tough when you’re talking about millions of tables. So it’s good to see philanthropy playing an increasing role in creating sustainable food systems, and also to see how a new USDA program is enlisting a fleet of funders to help the local food movement scale up. There’s high demand these days for fresh […](image)

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Path to Empowerment: A Women’s Foundation Zeroes in on Economic Security – Inside Philanthropy – Inside PhilanthropythirdeyetherapyRoslyn Dawson Thompson 2014 7569_pp

Tue, 29 Mar 2016 18:35:05 +0000

Nearly every week at Inside Philanthropy I meet another woman leader who shows me a way that women’s funds and foundations are impacting the philanthropy landscape, and breaking down barriers to equality for women and girls. This week I talked to Roslyn Dawson Thompson, President and CEO of the Dallas Women’s Foundation and the chair of […](image)

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“Now Is Our Chance.” Behind NoVo’s New Big Bet on Girls and Women of Color – Inside Philanthropy – Inside PhilanthropythirdeyetherapyHn8MWylioDg8Lk1T3IwLRdWVrDG6k0GkE7ib8BzL1iQ-e1431632930929

Wed, 23 Mar 2016 20:00:33 +0000

We’ve been closely watching the NoVo Foundation lately for two very good reasons: First, its assets and giving have been surging in recent years, thanks to an influx of Berkshire Hathaway stock from Warren Buffet (and the soaring value of that stock, which also comprises the bulk of NoVo’s endowment). And second, the foundation has […](image)

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Who’s in Charge Here? This Donors Network Wants Answers—and Change – Inside Philanthropy – Inside Philanthropythirdeyetherapy

Fri, 18 Mar 2016 20:13:26 +0000

Listening to Donna Hall, who has been leading the Women Donors Network (WDN) since 2002, you quickly get the sense that she’s someone who has weathered many battles on the frontlines for women’s equality, and that she doesn’t choose the easy fights. It’s like being with someone who wants you to understand the cold, hard […](image)

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Empowered Women Are Changing Philanthropy. These Experts Explain How – Inside Philanthropy: Fundraising Intelligence thirdeyetherapydeb professional

Fri, 18 Mar 2016 19:00:13 +0000

Some big trends are happening in America for women, and these trends will likely be snowballing in the near future. The first trend: the growing financial muscle of women. The second: women’s growing leadership. Add to this mix the upward trajectory of women’s role in philanthropy, and you may have the makings of a paradigm […](image)

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“Everything is Not Fine.” Inside a New Funding Push on Girls and Young Women of Color: Inside Philanthropythirdeyetherapy

Thu, 17 Mar 2016 19:06:48 +0000

Over recent years, a number of initiatives have emerged to support boys and young men of color, with some two dozen foundations involved. But there have been few new efforts aimed at improving the lives of girls and young women of color. “There’s a myth out there that for girls and women of color, everything […](image)

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Meet the 50 Most Powerful Women in U.S. Philanthropy – Inside Philanthropy thirdeyetherapy

Thu, 10 Mar 2016 20:18:32 +0000

Two years ago, we published a list of the 15 most powerful women in U.S. philanthropy. The idea for that article emerged because we were struck by how many women are involved in philanthropy at a high level—and equally struck by how little attention they tend to receive. In particular, while the spouses of billionaires […](image)

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