January 6, 2022 – January project presented by Megan Faunce, Operations Director at Malaika and Dr. Veena Khankde, Together Women Rise’s Director of Grants & Partnerships, who discusses our new Transformation Partnerships.
December 2, 2021 – December projects presented by Lauren Mason, Managing Director at Komera, and Ruth Dekker, Chief of Staff for The BlinkNow Foundation.
November 4, 2021 – November presented by Jehan Seirafi, Executive Director of Sunsar Maya.
October 7, 2021 – October projects presented by Maggie Reiyia Koshal, Director of Women’s Empowerment and Education, Nashulai Maasai Conservancy (joining us from Kenya); Margaret Atwood, internationally renowned novelist and poet, and longtime activist for social justice and for the environment; Theresa Castillo, Chief Program Officer, HealthRight International.
September 2, 2021 – September projects presented by Jill Lalonde, Executive Director of OneVillage Partners, and Rob Cahill, Elvira Ac Macz, Dawn Bowen, and Leslie Cruz from CCFC.
August 5, 2021 – August projects presented by Melanie Goldring and Reynalhy Batista Javier from DREAM and Meghan Magee from Gardens for Health.
July 1, 2021 – July projects presented by Lisa Spader, Executive Director of Global Pearls and Monica Greco, Board Chair of Collateral Repair Project.
June 3, 2021 – June projects presented by Kelsey Komich, Director of Emotional Support Programs of Creamos and Kay Yoder, Director of US Operations of Ripple Africa
May 6, 2021 – May projects presented by Bonnie Ruder, Executive Director, and Carolyn Anderman, Board President, of Terrewode, our Featured Grantee.
March 4, 2021 – March projects presented by Iain Guest, Abby Hack, and Cara Adams representing Women Advocacy Project, our March Featured Grantee.
February 4, 2021 – February projects presented by Troy Anderson, Founder and International Director, and Dave Palmer, Associate Development Director, for Speak Up for the Poor.
January 7, 2021 – January projects presented by Esu and Ina Anahata, Co-founders of The BARKA Foundation, and Jennifer Rubli, Project Leader with Femme International.
December 10, 2020 – December projects presented by Racha Yehia, Interim Country Director for our Care 2 Communities, and Maggie Doyne, founder of BlinkNow Foundation.
November 19, 2020 – November projects presented by Vijaya Thakur, Founder and Executive Director of Resolve Network.
October 15, 2020 – October projects presented by Heather Ibrahim-Leathers, President of Global Fund for Widows.
September 17, 2020 – September projects presented by three-time Olympian and founder of Kids Play International.
September 10, 2020 – September projects presented by: Cathy Caldwell, member of DFW’s Grant Selection Committee, and the following representatives of CCFC: Professor Dawn Bowen — CCFC Board member; Dr. Tricia Hall — Family physician and CCFC partner; Elvira Ac Macz and Lesly Cruz — both are CCFC Advisory Committee members and past graduates
August 13, 2020 – August projects presented by: Jennifer Hill, Founder & Executive Director for Refugee Protection International and Meghan Magee, US Operations Manager for Gardens for Health International
July 17, 2020 – July projects presented by West Co-Regional Leader Colleen Kill
July 9, 2020 – July projects presented by: Dr. Robert Rufsvold, Co-Founder/Senior Advisor for RESTORE HOPE: LIBERIA; Saundra Williams, Co-Founder/Executive Director, RESTORE HOPE: LIBERIA; Amanda Lane, Executive Director, Collateral Repair Project
June 18, 2020 – June projects presented by Grant Selection Committee member Scott Osborne
June 11, 2020 – June projects presented by Rebecca Lepsik, Executive Director of CureCervicalCancer, and Kay Yoder, Director of US Operations, Ripple Africa
May 28, 2020 – Our Director of Grants & Partnerships, Dr. Veena Khandke, along with several DFW grantees discuss the UN Sustainable Development Goals and how they apply to women and girls. Slideshow & Report
May 7, 2020 – May projects presented by Grant Selection Committee member Brighid Blake
April 30, 2020 – A special grantee conversation, moderated by Dr. Veena Khandke, DFW’s Director of Grants & Partnerships, discussing the impact of the COVID-19 global pandemic
April 16, 2020 – April projects presented by Diversity, Equity, and Inclustion Committee member Rizwana Khader
April 9, 2020 – April projects presented by Grant Selection Committee member Celeste Medina
March 26, 2020 – March projects presented by Grant Selection Committee member Linda Baxter, and DFW Guatemala trip presentation by Vicky Bush-Joseph
November 3, 2021 – Standing in the Way by Anjali Tamang and Sarah Symons
September 9, 2021 – Caste: The Origins of Our Discontent by Isabel Wilkerson
August 11, 2021 – Shores Beyond Shores: From Holocaust to Hope by Irene Butter
June 21, 2021 – A Hope More Powerful than the Sea by Melissa Fleming
May 10, 2021 – In the Time of Butterflies by Julia Alvarez
February 3, 2021 – Monique and the Mango Rains by Kris Holloway
December 5, 2020 – Love, Norm by Barbara Fintel Collins
October 7, 2020 – Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo
August 5, 2020 – Moment of Lift by Melinda Gates