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Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Sheryl WuDunn and Nicholas Kristof
During its first 10 years, Creative Capital has pumped $14 million into 324 projects from a range of artistic disciplines. But Creative Capital doesn’t just fund projects, it builds careers.
By paying so much attention to managing their own risks, philanthropists are no longer attending to the marginalized people who risk so much to make change happen.
The more empowered a country's women, the more vibrant its nonprofit sector.
A mere hint of affiliation is sufficient to increase helping.