Tag Archives: women and girls

New Circle Profile: REAL Sistahs Give

REAL Sistahs Give is a multicultural, national giving circle composed of Black, Latina, Asian, and Native American women to raise funds for African American and Black women who need technical and financial assistance with their grassroots efforts to start or … Continue reading

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Making a difference: 10 questions for Beverly Guillory Andry

Dr. Beverly Guillory Andry is a member of the Zawadi Fund in New Orleans with deep roots in Louisiana. She is a professor of Entrepreneurship at Xavier University, and serves as a board member of the New Orleans Jazz and … Continue reading

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Q+A with Akira Barclay: the value of Black giving circles in the evolution of community philanthropy

 Akira Barclay is a recent Fellow at the The Center of Philanthropy and Civil Society, as well as a blogger for BlackGivesBack.com, and a member of EPIP’s New York chapter. Here she discusses her Fellowship, philanthropy as a mother, how … Continue reading

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Why I Believe in Ubuntu

Sumayya Coleman, is a warrior, an activist and advocate for all women and families to heal from domestic violence since 1990. Her skills to develop residential and support services, develop programs, motivate leaders, and enhance gender violence advocate’s leadership skills … Continue reading

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Relaxed, renewed and ready with Leo Tolstoy

by Margaret Arney, a member of the Growing Black Men of Milwaukee giving circle This summer I picked up War and Peace to read again. I felt embarrassed at my nerdy choice for beach reading when asked about it. The … Continue reading

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Keep On Talking as Our Children Are Listening

Our kids were ages 3, 5, and 7. At that age, they hear and repeat everything. My husband and I were having discussions about our family legacy. How we wanted to be remembered. My mentor introduced me to giving circles … Continue reading

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