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Annmarie McQueen

Conference Report Annmarie McQueen 24 August 2021

Specialising in the wholly impossible: Black women leading in philanthropy

In the early 1900s in a series of letters back and forth, U.S. educator and activist Nannie Helen Burroughs and social worker Jane Edna Hunter stood in awe of the obstacles they had overcome to fund, either …

Conference Report Annmarie McQueen 17 August 2021

Alliance webinar: Future of philanthropy in Africa

In recent years, Africa has had to deal with the effects of the pandemic, growing inequality, and the threat of climate change. In addition, individual African countries have faced their own challenges. How has African …

Conference Report Annmarie McQueen 20 July 2021

An existential crisis or moment of opportunity: philanthropy in the US and Canada

Over the past year and a half, the United States has reckoned with the pandemic, a breakdown of race relations, rising wealth inequality, the looming threat of climate change and a disorderly transition of power. …

Conference Report Annmarie McQueen 22 June 2021

Alliance webinar: Climate philanthropy now – where should philanthropy put its funding?

Currently only 2 per cent of philanthropic giving goes towards addressing climate change, however it’s clear that more is urgently needed. To mark the publication of our June issue, this webinar brought together a panel …

Conference Report Annmarie McQueen 8 June 2021

Alliance webinar: #ShiftThePower: what power and how far has it shifted?

What is the #ShiftThePower movement and how much has it achieved? This webinar aimed to answer these questions with insights from a panel of activists and professionals working with small, grassroots organisations within local communities. …