Author Archive:

Ruby Johnson

Opinion Ruby Johnson and Devi Leiper O’Malley 27 August 2021

Feminist friendship as method: experiences of re-organising power in philanthropy

In this series, we explore the significance of friendship in philanthropy and our movements. Lisa M. Tillman-Healy argues the merit of using ‘friendship’ as a method of qualitative inquiry which involves researching with ‘the practices, …

Opinion Ruby Johnson and Devi Leiper O’Malley 30 July 2021

Feminist friendship as method: Experiences of re-organising power in philanthropy

A luta continua. The struggle continues. A popular phrase in social justice movements, and in a time of global pandemic, climate and intersecting political crises, the struggle must continue if we are to survive. We …

Analysis Clare Winterton and Ruby Johnson 29 June 2018

Rethinking partnerships at the root

Change doesn’t happen alone. It is our collective work that brings joy, lasting impact and relationships. Yet although partnerships are a hot topic in philanthropy and in the nonprofit sector, they can all too often bring …