What About Asking the Girls?
Photo courtesy of Komera It's been well over a year since COVID-19 emerged as a global pandemic and yet it will be some time before we grasp Read More
Funding the Power of Women and Girls of Color
In honor of Mother’s Day that we recently celebrated here in the USA, I want to reflect on the power of women and girls of color. At Read More
Reflections on Caste
Over the last few months, the IDF team read and met several times to discuss Caste by Isabel Wilkerson. Here we share some of our personal thoughts, Read More
Silence is Not an Option – Violence Against Asian Americans Must Stop...
Sometimes I just respond too slowly. Last year, as protests were happening in the US in the wake of George Floyd’s murder and all of the other Read More
A Snapshot of Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Philippines
As we reach the midpoint of Women’s History month and celebrate International Women’s Day, my inbox and social media pages are filled with stories and posts of Read More
2021 – A Year of Intentional Action
If there is one thing I have learned that matters above all in my 25 years in the social sector, it is that being intentional in how Read More
Where Do We Begin?
As the new year begins, the near-universal feeling is eagerness to leave 2020 and its challenges far behind us. In many ways, change is indeed in the Read More