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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...
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...
Women in Philanthropy

Women in Philanthropy

The 2018 Forbes list of billionaires listed an all time female high of 256 women billionaires. Their collective worth totals more than $1 trillion, indicating clear progress in the issue of gender equality. However, with 2,208 entries on the billionaires list, the...
How Women are Changing the Philanthropic Landscape

How Women are Changing the Philanthropic Landscape

Research has shown that for a long time, women have traditionally been more philanthropic than men. Women donate to a wider variety of causes and are generally more generous than their male counterparts. For example, female philanthropist Joey Horn gives financial...