Posts tagged: dialogue

Better, Not More: A Reflection On My Third Edge Conference

Last week I attended the Edge Funders Alliance’s Just Giving Conference. The conference this year was entitled Better, Not More Towards a Just Transition: Principles and Practices for the Next Economy. While on a process level it didn’t hit all of the points Pia highlighted in her recent post about the Art of the Un-Conference, …   Read more

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Amplifying Unheard Voices with Long Term Funding Structures

TWI is proud to be one of Voice of Witness’s first core funders to provide multi-year support. As Voice of Witness continues to expand, we will continue to support their work and mission, which is “fostering a more nuanced, empathy-based understanding of contemporary human rights crises. We do this by amplifying the voices of men …   Read more

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When Anger is the Logical Choice

How do we make challenging critiques within philanthropy in a way that people can hear?
That question came up strongly this week when I read a couple of blog posts from Jake Hayman of the Social Investment Consultancy, starting with “Not Fit for Purpose: Why I’m Done with the Foundation World.” His bracing list of ten …   Read more

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Changemakers & funders unite, share ideas at Ashoka Future Forum

How can we re-imagine a brighter future through social enterprise? This question was at the heart of the recent Ashoka Future Forum, which attracted about 400 social entrepreneurs from around the world.
Many of the sessions focused on cultivating mindfulness, trust, and empathy, and offered ideas about what the future could look like with more changemakers …   Read more

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Inter-generational Leadership Development For Those Who Need It

As an intergenerational leadership organization, On the Move modeled their practice internally in a significant way when they hired Alissa Gentille, who started out in one of their young emerging leaders programs, as their current Executive Director. This goal is clearly reflected in their mission: “On The Move develops young people as leaders by building …   Read more

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