COVID-19 Special Edition: Women’s Leadership Matters

Dear Readers, Welcome to our COVID-19 Special Edition. Here, we bring together perspectives and insights from some of the most erudite women leaders in philanthropy. We know that women’s leadership matter, particularly in these unprecedented times, and these voices are often missing from traditional philanthropy and news sites. That is how Philanthropy Women sets itself apart. We exist to serve the giving sector with a gender lens.

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As we continue to deal with the unprecedented circumstances brought on by COVID, we expect that the need for COVID women’s leadership will become even more important and pressing as a concern. Now is the time for everyone to embrace new models of leadership that are more fair, inclusive, and focused on systemic change that benefits everyone.

Expert voices in COVID women’s leadership for this edition include Jessica Houssian, S. Mona Sinha, Elizabeth Barajas-Roman, Helen LaKelly Hunt, Emily Nielsen Jones, Tory Dietel Hopps, Diana Mao, Indrani Goradia, Sonya Passi, Vanessa Volz, and the European Network for Migrant Women.


Pascale Sykes Foundation on COVID and Sunsetting

Global Resilience Fund Offers Flex Funding for Women and Girls

Trust Women: Desiree Flores of the Arcus Foundation

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.

One thought on “COVID-19 Special Edition: Women’s Leadership Matters”

  1. in this crisis and the potential of future crisis,it is very important that women develop more solidarity with each other,especially with those of a more marginalized background,as more women and girls are exposed to violence while quarantined

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