The Leader in Front of You: Reflecting on International Day of the Girl Chi...

Lisa R. Jackson | October 10, 2019
October 10, 2019|

This year’s theme for International Day of the Girl Child as prescribed by the UN is “GirlForce: Unscripted and Unstoppable”.  Lately, I have had conversations where people Read More

Lessons from Tostan: A Call To Consider Human Rights Based Non Formal Educa...

Diane Gillespie | July 4, 2019
July 4, 2019|

Since we began the Imago Dei Fund in 2009, we have been drawn to solutions which support communities to be and create their own change. Tostan is Read More

Don’t Let a Period Stop Her

Alison Nakamura Netter | May 28, 2019
May 28, 2019|

Today is Menstrual Hygiene Day!  Menstrual Hygiene Day (MH Day) was initiated by the German non-profit WASH United in 2013.  MH Day is a global advocacy platform Read More

Igniting the Power of Collective Action

Courtenay Cabot Venton | May 14, 2019
May 14, 2019|

Real sustainable change takes collaboration and a willingness to learn from one another about what is and is not working for communities. This year, we decided to Read More

Happy International Women’s Day! And Still She Rises

Emily Nielsen Jones and Rev. Domnic Misolo | March 8, 2019
March 8, 2019|

Dear friends, all of us at the Imago Dei Fund wish you a happy International Women’s Day! The theme for International Women's Day 2019 is one which Read More

End of Year Reflection 2018 from IDF

December 21, 2018
December 21, 2018|

Dear IDF Friends & Partners, As we wind down 2018, we have much to be grateful for as we look back on our year. As you may have noticed, this was a year of growth for us - we expanded our team to eleven! One thing that we have committed ourselves to is to continue to learn and grow together as a team and with you, our friends and partners. We just finished reading and discussing the topic of dignity after reading an important article called Dignity and Development put out by Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace. Dignity is something most Read More

A Salute to Jewish Philanthropy – A Tree of Life Quietly and Faithful...

Emily Nielsen Jones | November 20, 2018
November 20, 2018|

The fatal shooting that claimed the lives of eleven members of the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh a few weeks ago has left so many in Read More


Congrats to Our Own Lina Maria Cañon for Being Selected as One of the 2019...

November 13, 2019
November 13, 2019|

The El Mundo Boston Latino 30 under 30 honors young individuals making an impact on the Massachusetts Latino community in a variety of fields including, but not limited to, Business, Sports, Community Service, and Fine Arts. The list serves to highlight the growing and invaluable impact of the Latino community in Boston, the state and world. Read More

Rootwise Leadership Offers Collective Leadership Certificate Program

November 4, 2019
November 4, 2019|

Take your leadership to the next level through transformational executive coaching & training experience that applies cutting-edge leadership theory to your latest leadership challenges. Traditional models of command and comply leadership will not work to solve today’s problems. Leaders now must learn to co-create collaborative teams with more distributed power. The Collective Leadership Certificate Program will prepare you for this shift. Read More

Job Postings: Our Partner Organizations are Hiring

October 29, 2019
October 29, 2019|

Some of our partner organizations are hiring!  Please pass along these opportunities to anyone you think may be a good fit. Read More

Compass Working Capital Hosts an Evening with Stephanie Land, Author of Bes...

October 27, 2019
October 27, 2019|

Wed, Nov 13th 2019 at 5:30 to 7:30 PM EDT. Join Compass Working Capital and our Women's Wealth Equity Circle for an evening with Stephanie Land, author of the New York Times best-selling memoir Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive. This event is made possible with the support of our Presenting Sponsor, BlackRock. Read More

NoVo Foundantion Hosts Stories of Girls Resistance

October 27, 2019
October 27, 2019|

The Atrium, Brooklyn Botanic Garden 990 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY Tuesday, October, 29, 2019 | 6 - 7:30pm Please RSVP by Friday, October 25. Read More

You are Invited! #MeToo to #WeToo: Reconciling Relations Between Women and ...

October 17, 2019
October 17, 2019|

You are warmly invited to a unique gathering of male and female ministers, clergy, and other religious leaders and innovators from Boston-area congregations, churches, and non-profits—to jointly confront the challenge presented by the #MeToo movement, and discover effective ways for women and men to reconcile gender relations, and collaborate together to forge new pathways of relational integrity between the sexes. Read More

Girl Rising Releases a New Book

October 17, 2019
October 17, 2019|

Girl Rising started as a film – profiling nine unforgettable girls coming of age in the developing world and confronting barriers to their education. Powered by these stories of resilience and determination, the film exploded into a global campaign for girls’ education. This book—which can stand alone—is an expansion of that film. Read More