Guiding A New World: Global Gender Lens Giving in COVID

Editor’s Note: The following event highlights some of the most authoritative leaders in feminist giving including Sarah Haacke Byrd, Executive Director of Women Moving Millions, Tuti B. Scott, feminist expert on gender lens grantmaking and gender lens investing, Melanie Brown, Senior Program Officer for US Policy and Advocacy at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and Lucy Lee, Senior Associate for Volition Capital and Lotus Circle Bay Area convener. More virtual strategizing is taking place all the time to amplify feminist giving, and this free webinar will be a great chance for those working in the sector to learn more.

Philanthropy New Zealand and Asia Foundation are hosting a webinar on how gender lens philanthropy can serve the community during COVID. (Image credit: Philanthropy New Zealand)

Virtual Event – A New World is Possible: Gender Lens Philanthropy in a Time of Covid-19

Event: Wednesday, October 28, 2020, New Zealand, 4:00 PM, EST

4:00 PM EST

As Covid-19 has swept the globe it has had acute impacts on women and girls, including rising rates of domestic violence and economic insecurity, especially for Indigenous women, other black and brown women, and those working in informal sectors.

Join The Asia Foundation and Philanthropy New Zealand to discuss how grantmaking organizations and individual philanthropists can apply a gender and social inclusion lens to their giving to achieve greater impact. Moderated by Jane Sloane, senior director for Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality at The Asia Foundation, this webinar will feature a welcome from Sue McCabe, CEO of Philanthropy New Zealand,

Featuring

  • Sarah Haacke Byrd, CEO of Women Moving Millions
  • Melanie Brown, Senior Program Officer for US Policy and Advocacy at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Tuti B. Scott, Interim CEO of Tides Foundation USA
  • Lucy LeeSenior Associate for Volition Capital and Lotus Circle Bay Area convener

Register for this event.

Related:

Gender Lens Experts: Women and Money Summit Coming Up Soon

How Gender Lens Funding COVID Improves Response

Gender Matters All the Time: Gender Lens Investors

Kiersten Marek

Author: Kiersten Marek

Kiersten Marek, LICSW, is the founder of Philanthropy Women. She practices clinical social work in Cranston, Rhode Island, and writes about how women donors and their allies are advancing social change.

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