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South Asian Americans in philanthropy urge Gates Foundation to rescind award for Modi

Alliance magazine 12 September 2019

South Asian Americans in philanthropy have called on the Gates Foundation to withdraw their award for MP Narendra Modi, arguing that the decision to honour him amid heightened levels of violence, exclusion, and discrimination faced …

China Global Philanthropy Institute win the Compassion Award

Alliance magazine 8 September 2019

China Global Philanthropy Institute (CGPI) has been awarded the 14th Compassion Award for demonstrating outstanding leadership and persistent dedication in philanthropy. Established by HK & Macau Taiwanese Charity Fund in 2006, The ‘Compassion Award’ aims …

Under the Big Tree: Extraordinary stories from the movement to end neglected tropical diseases

Dr Daniel Cooper 3 September 2019 For Subscribers

Reviewed by Dr Daniel Cooper, Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, Australia Under the Big Tree combines medical science, deeply human stories and a call to arms. The term ‘neglected tropical diseases’ encompasses a broad …

The quest for collaboration in Asia

Andrew Milner 3 September 2019 For Subscribers

The potential advantages of far-reaching collaboration underpinned AVPN’s conference in Singapore. But it is a virtue more often preached than practised. Underlying all the themes at the recent AVPN conference in Singapore was the idea …

The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation appoints Phillip Henderson as Chief Executive Officer

Alliance magazine 2 September 2019

The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation announced today the appointment of Phillip Henderson as Chief Executive Officer. Phillip was previously at the Surdna Foundation and oversaw the ambitious global growth of the German Marshall …

Which session at the C-Summit would you most like to read about?

Alliance magazine 27 August 2019

As we approach the C-Summit, we hope to be able to share the topics and themes from the conference with those who are unable to attend — and hear comments from those who are. The …

Interview: Safeena Husain, founder of Educate Girls

Andrew Milner 27 August 2019 For Subscribers

Safeena Husain knows exactly what she’s talking about. Herself the product of a troubled childhood and a curtailed education, she founded Educate Girls to tackle the problem of out-of-school children in India, one of three …