REFLECTIONS

Sustaining Leaders to Make the Impossible, Possible

Britt Yamamoto | November 15, 2021
November 15, 2021|

I am continually inspired by the work of our grantee partners and the impact they achieve in the world. These partners are diverse and work on a range of issues and in a range of Read More

A Warmi in STEM

Leticia Tituana | October 18, 2021
October 18, 2021|

In July 2021, IDF grantee partner Girl Rising launched the Future Rising Fellowship program. The project seeks to support young activists working at the intersection of environmental justice and gender equity. This is the story Read More

Pain and Privilege of Leadership: Reflections of A Global South Change Maker

Marie-Rose Romain Murphy | September 14, 2021
September 14, 2021|

I once read an article about MacArthur Fellows that highlighted their transnational and cross-sectoral life experiences. It affirmed my belief that our world’s increasingly complex problems are often solved by leaders who can transcend geographical Read More

What About Asking the Girls?

Margaret Butler and Anika Dorothy Jenne (AMPLIFY Girls) | June 14, 2021
June 14, 2021|

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 the full impact of the pandemic on girls’ Read More

Funding the Power of Women and Girls of Color

Lisa R. Jackson | May 19, 2021
May 19, 2021|

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 the Imago Dei Fund we care deeply about Read More

Reflections on Caste

IDF Staff | April 12, 2021
April 12, 2021|

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, learnings, and what stuck with us.   Wilkerson's Read More

Silence is Not an Option – Violence Against Asian Americans Must Stop Now

Lisa R. Jackson | March 22, 2021
March 22, 2021|

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 murders of African American men and women that Read More

A Snapshot of Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Philippines

Janice Ubaldo (10ThousandWindows) | March 15, 2021
March 15, 2021|

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 amazing women. Many of these women have broken Read More