Virtual Event – A New World is Possible: Gender Lens Philanthropy in a Time of Covid-19

Event: Thursday, October 29, 2020, New Zealand

9:00 am NZDT (Thursday, October 29)
4:00 pm EDT (Wednesday, October 28)

As Covid-19 has swept the globe it has had acute impacts on women and girls, including rising rates of domestic violence and economic insecurity, especially for Indigenous women, other black and brown women, and those working in informal sectors.

Join The Asia Foundation and Philanthropy New Zealand to discuss how grantmaking organizations and individual philanthropists can apply a gender and social inclusion lens to their giving to achieve greater impact. Moderated by Jane Sloane, senior director for Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality at The Asia Foundation, this webinar will feature a welcome from Sue McCabe, CEO of Philanthropy New Zealand,


  • Sarah Haacke Byrd, CEO of Women Moving Millions
  • Melanie Brown, Senior Program Officer for US Policy and Advocacy at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Tuti B. Scott, Interim CEO of Tides Foundation USA
  • Lucy LeeSenior Associate for Volition Capital and Lotus Circle Bay Area convener

Register for this event.

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