Chair in African Philanthropy at the Wits Business School

Just over month ago, the Wits Business School announced collaboration with the Southern Africa Trust to establish a first for the continent– an academic Chair in African Philanthropy.   With many years of embedding ahead, in March an inaugural seminar grounded the Chair in Philanthropy with a pan-African focus and mandate.  This event showed that knowledge…

The Africa Social Justice Philanthropy Group: More Revolutionaries or Resolutionaries?

Last March, a small group of social justice philanthropy thinkers and advocates gathered for a 2 day meeting at the sidelines of the WINGS Conference in Istanbul, Turkey. Participants were mainly from Africa but we also had a few from the diaspora and the global SJP community. The meeting was a culmination of offline and…

Tweet Convo with @TheoSowa: Let’s talk about African Philanthropy

On Friday 13th December at 16:00 – 17:00 GMT, join @awdf01 the twitter handle for the African Women’s Development Fund, (AWDF) for a twitter conversation on African philanthropy with @TheoSowa , AWDF’s Chief Executive Officer and Chair of the African Grantmakers Network (AGN). Let’s talk about African philanthropy, how we give back, build communities, and…