Full Stomach, Happy Heart
“Barriga llena, corazón contento” – Spanish Proverb “A full stomach makes for a happy heart.” Regardless of where we come from, every person can relate to the above Spanish Proverb and be familiar with the effects that an empty stomach can have on us, often times making us irritable. In recent years, this […]
Fear of Giving
The dust has settled and we have all recuperated from our amazing bus trip across this great country, and I can finally come up for air to share two great experiences. Before I tell my stories I would like to confess something; giving is not always as easy as it sounds. I always have some trepidation about approaching people with gifts because I know there is a very fine line between generosity and a hand out. I am never sure how someone will react to my attempt at simple and pure kindness – will they be insulted, will they feel threatened by my approach, will they accept my gesture?
Meet the 50 Most Powerful Women in U.S. Philanthropy
Two years ago, we published a list of the 15 most powerful women in U.S. philanthropy. The idea for that article emerged because we were struck by how many women are involved in philanthropy at a high level—and equally struck by how little attention they tend to receive. In particular, […]