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Marcia Kalvon Woods

Opinion Marcia Kalvon Woods and João Paulo Vergueiro 16 February 2019

Philanthropy in Brazil: opportunity beyond Bolsonaro

Pretty much everyone has heard about the new Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, who somehow resembles the American one to the point of having been called the ‘Trump from the Tropics’ by the Washington Post (US) and the Guardian (UK). …

Conference reports 1 Marcia Kalvon Woods 16 September 2018

Brazil Philanthropy Forum 2018: Bridging the gap

The IDIS Forum 2018 with the theme of ‘Impact of Technology’ gave us food for thought. The highlight for me was the opening session presented by Rhodri Davies from Charities Aid Foundation and talked about …

Conference reports Marcia Kalvon Woods 29 October 2013

Brazilian Philanthropy Forum 2013: everything is in motion in Brazil

Held on 24 October in São Paulo by IDIS (Institute for the Development of Social Investment) in partnership with the Global Philanthropy Forum, the 2nd Brazilian Philanthropy Forum was an exciting and overwhelming event, gathering …