global giving

Global Lessons Learned

Jun 14, 2013
TPI has always been committed to deepening the understanding and practice of philanthropy around the world. We have been privileged to work with colleagues in countries including Brazil, China, Chile...Read more ›

The 'Ground Sense' from Ground Zero

Sep 01, 2011
I am sitting in a dark theatre and suddenly am aware all the doors are locked – how did they get locked and what am I doing here? The theatre didn’t seem that big but now seems vast – row after row...Read more ›

Changing the World, One Girl at a Time

Jun 14, 2011
In accepting the Tony Award for Best Actress Sunday night, Ellen Barkin said that being in the play The Normal Heart (which recounts the early days of the AIDS crisis) , “ Taught me something I never...Read more ›

Beware of Mythical Lands

May 13, 2011
I just finished reading the complete text of Jon Krakauer’s whistle blowing expose of Greg Mortenson and his best-selling book, Three Cups of Tea ( Three Cups of Deceit: How Greg Mortenson,...Read more ›

I Found the Globe in my Backyard

Oct 06, 2010
Just in case you fell asleep thirty years ago and didn’t notice, we are a truly global society and even the most local philanthropist ignores that reality at her own peril. Just to be clear – I am...Read more ›
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