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I am Jane Doe: The Funding Behind Child Sex Trafficking in America – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 21:20:34 +0000

Last night I watched I am Jane Doe on Netflix. Narrated by actress and social justice advocate Jessica Chastain, the documentary reveals the money and power behind sex trafficking of children, primarily girls, in America. It’s a horrifying story, but one that is important to know if you are a gender justice advocate, since it… […](image)

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With 30 Years of Activism, this Mobile Company Continues the Fight for Gender Equality – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 21:19:23 +0000

As I continue to survey the landscape of gender equality giving, I am occasionally struck by a particularly effective corporate model for supporting this work. One of the most stunning examples of how corporations can turn their dollars around for the cause of women’s rights is CREDO Mobile, which has been funding gender equality movements… […](image)

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Women Givers: This New Platform Will Help You Empty Your Closets for Your Favorite Cause – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 16:12:25 +0000

One thing that repeatedly intrigues me in philanthropy is the way that women leaders put together the components of giving and social progress in new and creative ways, in order to maximize deployment of funds to important causes. Nearly every week, I come across a new combination of philanthropy and social action that a woman… […](image)

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Mother’s Milk Funders: What Can Women in Philanthropy Do For International Breastfeeding Week? – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 16:11:00 +0000

International Breastfeeding Week is August 1-7, so we’d like to take the opportunity here at Philanthropy Women to emphasize the importance of breastfeeding to human health, and to ask women givers to do more to support breastfeeding initiatives. If you want to know my opinion, breastfeeding should be a celebrated activity. What a different world… […](image)

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Hala Ayala: Taking On The Challenge Of Legislating In A World Of Men – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 16:09:47 +0000

Women in philanthropy: Check out Hala Ayala in Virginia, as part of an inspiring wave of women running for office in the state, which is having its elections this year. Hala Ayala is doing the very important work of standing up for what is right in an environment increasingly hostile to women and immigrants. From… […](image)

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This Women-Owned Firm is Leading the Charge for Gender Lens Investing – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 12:49:50 +0000

While estimates are frighteningly low for the percentage of financial assets under management by women and minorities, that number is destined to change. Leading the charge for this change as one of the few women-owned asset management companies is ThirtyNorth Investments, headed by Suzanne Mestayer, Managing Principal, and Blair duQuesnay, Principal and Chief Investment Officer.… […](image)

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How This Woman-Led Nonprofit is Empowering Women Through the Business of Food – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 19:42:31 +0000

Sustainable Harvest International Founder and President Florence Reed did not encounter many other women leaders in philanthropy when she started the organization in 1997. “I was flying by the seat of my pants. I literally went to a library and checked out a book on how to start a non-profit, and went through it chapter… […](image)

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Built on Partnership: How This Power Couple Champions Gender Equality – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 14:20:41 +0000

If a foundation’s mission is to build more healthy partnerships in the world, what better place to start than with their own internal partnerships? In fact, for Peter and Jennifer Buffett of the NoVo Foundation, developing their own partnership as a couple coincided with developing the mission of their foundation, which is to transform relationships… […](image)

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How Are Women More or Less Free? And What Can We Do About It? – Philanthropy Womenthirdeyetherapy

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 18:35:22 +0000

Fourth of July, 2017 came and went, but Lady Liberty’s vigil continues, reminding us of the brave work required in every generation to truly live as a free people. As we turn the page on the 4th of July this year, report after report like the Freedom in the World 2017 and the 2017 Social… […](image)

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We-Fi to the Rescue: Will Trump Lead the World With Empowering Women Entrepreneurs? – thirdeyetherapy

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 18:13:39 +0000

In another unexpected “first” for our nation, Donald Trump decided to have his daughter, Ivanka sit in for him at the G20 leaders’ summit in Hamburg, Germany. But another, perhaps more important first also took place at this meeting: The World Bank Group announced the creation of an innovative new facility that plans to invest more… […](image)

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