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Elizabeth Barajas-Román

Opinion Elizabeth Barajas-Román 13 May 2023

The equitable way forward: giving circles

The traditional hierarchical structure for philanthropy might mean well – but it’s rooted in patriarchal power and the white supremacy of the ‘white saviour’ who knows best swooping in to tell a community how to …

Opinion Elizabeth Barajas-Román 22 February 2023

This Black history month, give where it counts

Dollars go further when you support women’s funds that invest in Black communities. The recent open letter to philanthropy by the Black Feminist Fund, co-signed by several other major foundations, highlighted the urgency for greater …