Some fellow Princeton students and I recently had lunch with superstar Kavita Ramdas, CEO of the Global Fund for Women and Woodrow Wilson School graduate. Kavita’s leadership of the Global Fund […]
Check out Afrographique by Ivan Colic (an Art Director at Ogilvy Cape Town) for some nice visuals representing data on information such as mobile phone use, facebook use, and foreign direct […]
Philanthropy is commendable, but it must not cause the philanthropist to overlook the circumstances of economic injustice which make philanthropy necessary. –Martin Luther King Jr.
I just returned from an extraordinary trip hosted by the Liberian government’s new Secretariat of Philanthropy. The Secretariat did a great job connecting donors to government officials and Liberian-run social […]
A reporter interviewing A.J. Muste, who during the Vietnam War stood in front of the White House night after night with a candle, one rainy night asked, “Mr. Muste, do […]
The Center for Sustainable Energy Technology and the community of Bokay’s Town (Grand Bassa County, Liberia) invited us to learn about some new technologies they are incorporating. CSET is a […]
All…are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny…I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to […]
PhilanthroMeme (n): philanthropic ideas replicating, evolving, and adapting across time and cultures. Philanthropy: Private initiatives for the public good. Meme: An idea that, like a gene, can replicate and evolve. […]
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