Homeless Has A Name Film Festival

The message from Chuck Levesque, Executive Director of Depaul USA, was clear the other night. Go and tell people you see what you did last night and how it affected you. He is referencing the eight short films that are part of HOMELESS HAS A NAME film festival. The...

Night Out With Meaning: The Power of a Healthy Woman

Six weeks after having my third child I went to the gym. I had not been to the gym during my pregnancy and I was dreading the work it would take to get back into shape. The trainer talked a lot about strengthening my core – which was pretty much non-existent...

Responding to Hurricane Sandy

Here is some great advice from the Center for Disaster Philanthropy. Regine Webster and Lori Bertman wrote a nice article summarizing what people can do to help with the clean-up efforts and aftermath. 1. Immediate Needs: There are opportunities to support vulnerable...

The globalislocal Fund

The globalislocal Fund is an educational and funding partnership that invests philanthropic capital in solutions to the root causes of poverty in Africa, Asia and Latin America. I joined the partnership in September of 2010. I found out about it after reading a...

Women Effect Investments

I participated in a conference call today hosted by Criterion Ventures about Women Effect Investments.  Criterion Ventures is behind the movement to inspire people to think about investing with a gender lens.  Representatives from Calvert’s WIN WIN fund and Root...