Black Philanthropy Month

August is Black Philanthropy Month. Created by the African Women’s Development Fund USA (AWDF USA) in August 2011, it is an annual global celebration of African-descent giving. Learn more and get connected: Twitter: @blkgivesback #BPM2013 Facebook.com/BlackPhilanthropyMonth

Save the Date: The New York Women’s Foundation Neighborhood Dinner in the BRONX

On September 19, 2013, The New York Women’s Foundation will hold its annual Neighborhood Dinner in the Bronx.  This event is organized by the Circle of Sisters for Social Change and honors women leaders of both nonprofits and businesses who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and committed involvement in neighborhood-based work on behalf of women and…

Collective Influence: The CIN Blog

Visit the Community Investment Network blog to read my Q&A with Executive Director Chad Jones where we discuss my recent Fellowship, how being a mother impacts my philanthropy and my first CIN conference experience.

Emerging Leaders International Fellows Program & U.S. Diversity Fellowship

I am incredibly grateful to have been selected for the 2012 Emerging Leaders International Fellows Program & US Diversity Fellowship. While in residence with emerging grantmakers from Brazil and Kenya, I expanded my research on community foundations and deepened my expertise in community philanthropy and giving circles. My final research paper,  The Value of Giving…

Girls in STEM: A New Generation of Women and Science

As a follow-up to yesterday’s post here is video coverage from the White House event promoting Women and Girls in Science, Engineering, Technology, and Mathematics (STEM).  For more additional information view the official White House blog here.