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Behind the scenes with leaders of social change

 

Philanthropy

Inventing and Reinventing a Philanthropy Model in India

Deval Sanghavi, head of the venture philanthropy fund Dasra, describes his work testing and building new platforms for giving in India.

By Alison Powell & Roger Thompson | 6 | Nov. 22, 2013
 

Individual Giving

Don’t Just Aggregate Funds, Unleash Them!

Raising money is just part of the social change equation—an interview with Helen LaKelly Hunt and Emily Nielsen Jones of Women Moving Millions.

By Alison Powell & Soumya Korde | 6 | Nov. 19, 2013
 

Civil Society

What Are We Doing About Gun Violence?

Part one of a five-part series of interviews with and commentary by leaders working to reduce gun violence in the United States.

By Rachael Chong | 7 | Nov. 19, 2013
 

Foundations

Don’t Dig a Deep Hole, Then Leave

Philanthropy lessons from India—Padmini Somani, head of two different foundations, talks about following the data and staying the course.

 

Philanthropy

Networking to Improve

A look at how the Legacy Fund inspires philanthropic learning.

By Alison Powell & Alex Goldmark | Nov. 1, 2013
 

Board Governance

Transforming the Donor-Grantee Relationship

Effective giving requires strong personal relationships and networks.

By Liz London & Alex Goldmark | 3 | Oct. 25, 2013
 

Socially Responsible Business

Getting Results for Afghan Women

A conversation with philanthropist Connie Duckworth, founder of ARZU Studio Hope.

By Alison Powell & Alex Goldmark | Oct. 22, 2013
 
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Socially Responsible Business

Keeping Pro Bono Projects on Track

A Q&A with Taproot Foundation’s Eileen Yang on how professionals and corporations can maximize pro bono impact.

By April Gubatina | 1 | Oct. 4, 2013
 
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Human Rights

However Long the Night: A Q&A With Molly Melching

A discussion with the cultural entrepreneur, human rights advocate, and founder of Tostan.

By Courtney E. Martin | Jun. 27, 2013
 

Education

Building Change into University DNA

Students are demanding education that will allow them to align their values with their academic and career choices—an interview with Ashoka U's Marina Kim.

By Josh Lange | Jun. 24, 2013