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Komen Stumbles, Recovers…Can the Damage be Undone?
By Susan Carey Dempsey on February 3, 2012 | No Comment
Komen Stumbles, Recovers…Can the Damage be Undone?

Among members of the philanthropic, political and healthcare sectors, a loud snap was distinctly heard today, as the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation suffered a sharp case of whiplash. In a statement this …

UN Women: Power and Leadership
By Ayca Ariyoruk on December 7, 2011 | No Comment
UN Women: Power and Leadership

In a recent issue, onPhilanthropy carried the first part of an article based on an interview with Michelle Bachelet, former President of Chile and now head of UN Women. In Part 2, Bachelet talks to …

View from the UN on the Future for Women
By Ayca Ariyoruk on October 24, 2011 | No Comment
View from the UN on the Future for Women

Recently, Michelle Bachelet, former president of Chile and the new head of the United Nations supra-entity on women, spoke with Turkish Philanthropy Funds about several topics, including women, philanthropy, and power. Today, as the UN …

A Brighter Future for Women – One Stitch at a Time
By Susan Carey Dempsey on May 9, 2011 | No Comment
A Brighter Future for Women – One Stitch at a Time

This week, onPhilanthropy goes back to our roots, reconnecting with Tamara Backer Tepper, who led Changing Our World’s corporate social engagement division for several years. Before leaving New York for Singapore, where her husband Jason …

La Pietra Coalition Puts Women’s Rights on Global Agenda: Q&A with Sandra Taylor
By Tom Watson on April 14, 2011 | No Comment
La Pietra Coalition Puts Women’s Rights on Global Agenda: Q&A with Sandra Taylor

The La Pietra Coalition first gathered two years ago in a Renaissance villa outside Florence with a goal of putting the drive for women’s rights and economic growth front and center on the global leadership …

Girl Effect Ripples Beyond CGI 2010
By Susan Carey Dempsey on September 23, 2010 | No Comment
Girl Effect Ripples Beyond CGI 2010

Among hundreds of hours of panel discussions, millions of dollars in commitments and dozens of programs and partnerships undertaken at the Clinton Global Initiative, one of the galvanizing moments was the premiere of the new …

Collaboration and Co-Location: How Two Nonprofits Are Beating the Recession and Helping More People Collaboration and Co-Location: How Two Nonprofits Are Beating the Recession and Helping More People

It all started over a cup of coffee just five years ago. We had gotten to know each other through various Long Island, N.Y., task forces, coalitions, networking groups and meetings. Sandy is the executive …

Gates Pledges $1.5 Billion for Women and Children in UN Partnership
By Tom Watson on June 8, 2010 | One Comment
Gates Pledges $1.5 Billion for Women and Children in UN Partnership

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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation pledged $1.5 billion this week in alliance with the United Nations to improve the health of women and children around the world – but the dollar …

News Briefing: Journalists’ Arrests Hamper Aid Groups
By Kate Golden on August 24, 2009 | No Comment

Christian aid groups say the high-profile arrest in March of two American journalists has made it more difficult to help the people the women went to report about.  [Wall Street Journal]

College endowments, reeling from their …

News Briefing: Cancer Group Asks Women to Be Brazen Online
By Kate Golden on January 11, 2008 | No Comment

Rethink, a breast-cancer charity for young women, is launching a brazen online campaign to spread awareness of the disease.  [Reuters]

Edmund Hillary, known for being the first to climb Mt. Everest, spent decades funding hospitals, health …

News Briefing: Boston Symphony Orchestra Launches New Campaign
By Kate Golden on August 30, 2007 | No Comment

The Boston Symphony Orchestra looks to raise up to $400 million in its new fundraising campaign.  [Boston Globe]

Senator Clinton will give to charity $23,000 her campaign received from a prominent Democratic donor after learning that …

News Briefing: CARE Recasts Itself
By Kate Golden on May 3, 2007 | No Comment

Gates Foundation is readying for Buffett’s money, due to take full effect in 2009.  [Omaha World-Herald]

CARE’s new program strategy attracts women donors.  [New York Times]

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