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The World of Women in Philanthropy

The World of Women in Philanthropy

Issues concerning gender and diversity continue to evolve in the world. This is reflected by the continuing rise in female philanthropists, an area previously dominated almost exclusively by men. At the Forbes Philanthropy Forum in May 2018 there was near parity...

Charitable Giving: Exploring the Gender Gap

Charitable Giving: Exploring the Gender Gap

There is an increasing body of research being compiled on trends in charitable and philanthropic giving which looks at the gender gap and how the role of women in philanthropy is growing. Much of this research provides only a narrow understanding as the focus is on...

New Signatories for the Women in Finance Charter

New Signatories for the Women in Finance Charter

The Women in Finance Charter is a UK government initiative launched by HM Treasury in March 2016, aimed at encouraging improvements in gender balance at senior levels in the financial industry. In July 2018, it was announced that 67 new signatories had been added to...

Women in Finance Summit 2019

Women in Finance Summit 2019

The Women in Finance Summit was held in London in June 2019. It offered the opportunity for finance professionals to engage with their peers and consider best practices in their sector. The summit was held in conjunction with the Women in Finance Awards which honour...

Jazmin Sawyers Joins Right to Play

Jazmin Sawyers Joins Right to Play

British athlete Jazmin Sawyers has become a Right to Play ambassador. The European and Commons silver medallist will work with the charity to help children from some of the poorest countries in the world. As an Athlete Ambassador, Sawyers will work with vulnerable...

How Women Are Changing the Face of Philanthropy

How Women Are Changing the Face of Philanthropy

As increasing numbers of women hold private wealth, it seems the face of philanthropy is changing. A notable change comes from female philanthropists striving to create strategic initiatives around collaborative giving. As investment by women increases, philanthropy...

Beating Bias for Women in Finance

Beating Bias for Women in Finance

As with many other professional industries, there is a clear underrepresentation of women in the financial sector. Unfortunately, too few women are reaching management level. This imbalance is improving but understanding gender bias could accelerate the process...

Contemporary Norwegian Artists

Contemporary Norwegian Artists

The 19th century saw a boom in Norway’s art scene, particularly with the introduction of landscape artists such as Johannes Flintoe and Johan Christian Dahl. An increase in Impressionist, Modernist and Realist artists has since given local art a further boost, after a...