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Zibran Choudhury

Conference reports Zibran Choudhury 4 March 2021

Global South muffled by #TechBros in pursuit of healthy digital societies

It seems incongruous to talk of a global divide in a world more connected than it’s ever been. However, it seems the voices of the Global South are still being muffled by a select few …

Interview Zibran Choudhury 2 March 2021

Interview: Elena Torresani, Hear the World Foundation

The camera captures the joyous moment as a young girl is able to hear for the first time. Titled ‘Ha’s moment of lift: Hearing for the first time’, the image is in firstplace of five …

Conference reports 1 Zibran Choudhury 2 February 2021

PEXforum 2021: Embracing the complexity of Europe

Over 160 participants logged in to unpack the values that unite European philanthropy, the future of philanthropy and explore collective action as we started a new decade in the midst of a global pandemic, a …

Conference reports Zibran Choudhury 4 February 2020

Networks for impact, not networking

Ahead of the PEXForum 2020 we asked readers which conference sessions they would be most interested in reading about to share the topics and themes from the conference with those who are unable to attend. …

Conference reports 1 Zibran Choudhury 12 November 2019

Funding on a finite planet

The 2019 Annual Conference of the Association of Charitable Foundations (ACF) bought together trusts and foundations from across the UK to engage them on taking action on the climate crisis. It’s been an active 12 …

Conference reports Zibran Choudhury 28 May 2019

Data philanthropy and beyond

How do you create a ‘data strategy’ and leverage it for public good when data trends are constantly shifting? It’s quite the task but a panel of thought-leaders at the European Foundation Centre Annual General …

Conference reports Zibran Choudhury 28 May 2019

Nothing about us, without us

It’s day two of the European Foundation Centre 2019 Annual General Assembly, and we move on from Liberté, to Égalité and explore how funders can work together with women and girls with disabilities. Maria Orejas-Chantelot, …

Conference reports Zibran Choudhury 28 May 2019

At the digital crossroads

Digital – it seems so middle of the road, so normal, even for those behind the curve, but we are on the cusp of a 4th industrial revolution (4IR) with powerful new technologies that could …

Conference reports Zibran Choudhury 14 November 2018

A stick in the spokes of the funding hamster wheel

‘Where is the space for critique and analysis of foundation practice.’ Andrew McCracken, CEO, Community Foundation Northern Ireland Many of the foundations I spoke to at the ACF Conference 2018 described how the churn of …

Conference reports 2 Zibran Choudhury 18 September 2018

A new era for Muslim philanthropy?

Muslim Philanthropy is vast, and it was inevitably going to be difficult to dissect such a rich topic over a three-day event. However, this year’s Global Donors Forum was a wholehearted attempt. Insights were crammed …