09/11/2019 - Why understanding the role of women is vital in the fight against terrorism Grantee News: Council on Foreign Relations: Jamille Bigio, senior fellow for Women and Foreign Policy at the Council on Foreign Relations, served on the White House National Security Council staff during the Obama administration. Rachel Vogelstein, the Douglas Dillon senior … Continue reading

07/17/2019 - Climate Change: Global Threats Imperil Women of Color Grantee News from Women of Color Advancing Peace, Security and Conflict Transformation: Women of color are the most impacted by global insecurity. For this reason, their leadership is vital to tackling these challenges. I am frequently asked to explain my background in … Continue reading

Update From The Foundation

Topic: How a Podcast and the Funders Behind it Are Shaking up Climate Communication “Mothers of Invention” is a decidedly different kind of climate communications effort. The fact that it’s a podcast dedicated to climate change already makes it one of not many (I also like “Climate One” and “Think 100%”). It’s hosted by … Continue reading

Topic: All-In Philanthropy Audre Lorde famously claimed that “The master’s tools will never dismantle the master’s house.” Yet most of philanthropy tries to do exactly that, working to advance social justice using wealth that comes from, and perpetuates, the inequities of the global … Continue reading