I Tried to Learn About Girls From Google

To commemorate International Women’s Day this year on March 8, The Philanthropist collaborated with Mount Saint Vincent University and the Alexa McDonough Institute for Women, Gender and Social Justice to offer a writing and publishing opportunity for girls participating in the 2019 Girls Conference in Halifax. This week, we’re publishing poetry/spoken word pieces written and…

150 Profiles: Ravi Jain

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Ravi Jain Current role in the sector: Founding Artistic Director of Why Not Theatre Years working and/or volunteering in the non-profit sector: 10 years. What was…

150 Profiles: Beatriz Pizano

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Beatriz Pizano Current role in the sector: Artistic Director, Aluna Theatre and RUTAS Panamericanas Years working and/or volunteering in the non-profit sector: 16 years What…

150 Profiles: Mitchell Marcus

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Mitchell Marcus Current role in the sector: Artistic & Managing Director of The Musical Stage Company Years working and/or volunteering in the non-profit sector: 13…

150 Profiles: Jess Tomlin

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Jess Tomlin Current role in the sector: President/CEO of The MATCH International Women’s Fund Years working and/or volunteering in the non-profit sector: 18 years. What was…

150 Profiles: Louise Campbell

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Louise Campbell Current role in the sector: Freelance musician, current English Language Arts Network board member, past Canadian New Music Network and Codes…

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Book Review: The Clean Money Revolution: Reinventing Power, Purpose, and Capitalism

The Clean Money Revolution: Reinventing Power, Purpose, and Capitalism, by Joel Solomon with Tyee Bridge. Gabriola Island, British Columbia, New Society Publishers, 2017, ISBN 978-0-865718-39-5  “Clean money is aligned with a purpose beyond self-interest . . . Money for regenerating ecosystems, that builds true security: long-term, safe, fair resilience (xiv). Used for investment, [money] drives…

150 Profiles: Carolyn Tuckwell

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Carolyn Tuckwell Current role in the sector: President & CEO, Boys and Girls Clubs of South Coast BC Years working and/or volunteering in…

150 Profiles: Lena Bunzenmeyer

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Lena Bunzenmeyer Current role in the sector: International Technical Advisor, CAWST (Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology) Years working and/or volunteering in the…

150 Profiles: Ray Solotki

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Ray Solotki Current role in the sector: Executive Director of the Inuvik Community Greenhouse, in Inuvik, NWT Years working and/or volunteering in the…