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Virisila Buadramo

Opinion Ndana Bofu-Tawamba, Virisila Buadramo, Terry de Vries, Shalini Eddens, Kate Kroeger, Sofía Marcía, Lorena Medina and Vinita Sahasranaman 13 December 2022

Reflections on a journey of sharing power

Over the last several weeks, we have been reflecting on how we practice feminist principles of philanthropy in each of the Urgent Action Sister Funds, from how we work to build a culture of sharing …

Opinion Vinita Sahasranaman and Virisila Buadramo 3 October 2022

From giving to sharing: a paradigm shift for philanthropy

Sharing sounds like a topic for a preschool lesson. But how does this concept transform philanthropy? At Urgent Action Fund Asia & Pacific, we are conscious of the power inherent in how we frame ‘why …

Opinion Ndana Bofu-Tawamba, Virisila Buadramo, Vinita Sahasranaman, Lorena Medina, Terry de Vries, Laura Carvajal and Kate Kroeger 10 December 2021

Transforming philanthropy with feminist principles

We are living through transformative times. As the Covid-19 pandemic and the climate crisis accentuate systemic economic, racial, and global inequalities, as human rights and democracies are under siege, and as social movements call attention …