Fred J. Ali, president and chief executive officer at the Weingart Foundation (L), and Doug Bauer, executive director of The Clark Foundation, discuss that which strikes fear into the hearts of many funders, from LA to NY: "The Big A Word."
While it’s thankfully becoming common knowledge that investing in women leaders is smart, just and strategic, women’s voices and gender-based challenges are still often buried under the weight of the “bigger” issue we are trying to tackle.
Our very own social justice superhero, "Helvetika Bold," marries comic book culture with activism to turn social justice leaders into communications superheroes.
This was the first year of my two-year term as chair of Philanthropy New York’s board of directors. And wow, what a year it has been!
For the 135 foundations (and counting) in the Divest-Invest movement, there are three reasons to divest: economics, ethics, and alignment with grantmaking.
A philanthropist from on high will never reach down and “empower” a girl in Sierra Leone. That girl is inherently full of power and potential, and we should start by asking what stands in the way of her having a strong voice.
Stanford University made headlines recently when it announced a $400 million gift from Nike founder Phil Knight to support a new graduate scholarship program modeled after the elite Rhodes scholarships.