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Check back regularly for updates from our team as we travel the globe searching for new partnerships.

Last Stop, Deauville

We’ve just returned from an inspiring week in France for our second time attending the Women’s Forum on Economy and Society.  The lineup of speakers did not disappoint–from Hans Rosling to Aimee Mullins to Christine Lagarde, we were consistently challenged … Read full post

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Green Roof

To round out a frantic week of meetings, events, and happenings, Amy Lehman and I just had a peek at the green roof of the Crosby Street Hotel.  There is something really cool about seeing heirloom tomatoes, eggplants, flowers, blueberry … Read full post

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A Very Full Dance Card

This week, no fewer than four major conferences are taking place here in New York City. Between the U.N. General Assembly, the Clinton Global Initiative, Climate Week, and the Democracy Alliance, the city is teeming with clients and friends.  We’ll … Read full post

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LTFHC in London

Dr. Amy Lehman, Fisher Stevens, and I crossed the pond to screen LTFHC’s films for a full house at the Charlotte Street Hotel.  We owe a debt of gratitude to our fabulous hosts: Virginia Rustique-Petteni, Alisa Swidler, Saskia Spender, and … Read full post

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Virgin Unite

I am honored to have been included in a wonderful philanthropy conference on Necker Island hosted by Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Unite, and Foundation Source.  This intimate gathering illustrated the power of a few people to change the lives of … Read full post

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