International Femtor Awards

I just read about the 2010 International Femtor Awards. A Femtor is “a wise and trusted woman providing knowledge, inspiration and practical information to other women.” I like the idea of a Femtor. Thinking back on my own career and influencers, I think...

What’s Going on in Haiti?

Just read an article by Jonathan M, Katz called, “Billions for Haiti, a criticism for every dollar.” The article states that the estimated bill for the earthquake in Haiti is $2.2 billion. Americans have gifted over $1 billion with the vast majority ($980...

Women’s Philanthopy Network

I just joined the Women’s Philanthropy Network which was launched by The Philadelphia Foundation. The purpose of the Network is to help area residents exchange ideas on how to give back to the community more creatively and effectively. I welcome the opportunity...

International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day. It is a day of global celebration of women. The intention of the day has changed since the first celebration in 1911. But in many regions, the original political and human rights theme designated by the United Nations runs...

The Art of Giving

I just started reading The Art of Giving by Charles Bronfman and Jeffrey Solomon. The purpose of the book is to “show donors and potential donors how to become street-smart, effective philanthropists.” This is right up my alley. I loved the tag line...