Women bring a new approach to philanthropy
Temma Ehrenfeld – Christian Science Monitor – Monday, 16 July 2012 (originally published 12 Jul)
When feminist writer Courtney Martin wanted to raise money to fund research into the future of online feminism, it made sense to turn to other women for funding.
She called in Jacquelyn Zehner, chief executive of Women Moving Millions, a philanthropic organization made up primarily of women who have donated at least $1 million each to women’s causes. Ms. Zehner arranged for a conference call with a small group of wealthy women and Ms. Martin this spring.
Welcome to the world of female philanthropy – it’s not your father’s United Way . . .
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