REFLECTIONS

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 resonates deeply with us and reflects our core 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 Faithfully Welcoming the Stranger...

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 our country shocked and devastated. It has eerie Read More

Humanity: The Quality of Being Humane; Kindness, Benevolence

Lisa R. Jackson, Ph.D. | October 4, 2018
October 4, 2018|

This summer I traveled for the first time to three countries in East Africa: Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania/Zanzibar.  The trip was moving, complicated, and beautiful.  Moving in that in each country I was, moved to accept Read More

How Gender Equity and Reconciliation Can Change the World

Kiersten Marek | June 27, 2018
June 27, 2018|

In the wake of #metoo, we are so grateful for the voice and work of so many partners and friends like Kiersten Marek, Founder of Philanthropy Women, who are tirelessly working for a more just, Read More

Using our Voice to Speak Up at Critical Times

Jenny Yang, Vice President of Advocacy and Policy | May 30, 2018
May 30, 2018|

We are so grateful for the work of organizations like World Relief who are leading with values and love standing by and for and with refugees and displaced peoples during these tumultuous times. Last month, Read More

Gender Equality Restores a Family

Mutinta Chiseko | April 10, 2018
April 10, 2018|

Last week was World Health Day, a global day of awareness established by the World Health Organization. This year's theme, #HealthforAll, calls on people around the world to step up to work to achieve Goal Read More

Deep Listening Across the Gender Line

Michele & Tim Breene | March 15, 2018
March 15, 2018|

Michele Breene is an executive coach for leaders in ministries, non-profits, foundations, and Fortune 500 companies in the US, UK and around the world. She also writes curriculum and facilitates for DAI’s Master of Arts in Read More