Why Feminist Philanthropy Is (A Type Of) Locally-Led Philanthropy

by Fadekemi Akinfaderin, Natalie Fellows, and Metsehate Ayenekulu

It’s time for local partners to lead

When we shift power and co-create, co-implement, and co-evaluate programming alongside local partners, we can advance people-powered health solutions and get us all closer to Universal Health Coverage (UHC).

Locally-led models for feminist funding can get us there. Maverick Collective by PSI and Fòs Feminista are collaborating on a new feminist fund – Maverick Portfolio. Read the story

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Maverick Collective Member Stasia Obremsky shares her philanthropic journey in the Conscious Investor. "In my late twenties, my hard-charging career as a Wall Street investment banker, Harvard B-School grad, and management consultant took a left turn when I set off to Bangkok as a trailing spouse. Once there, I went to work for Mechai Viravaidya, the ‘Condom King of Thailand’'."

From Thailand’s ‘Condom King’ to the US and Beyond: Effecting Positive Change in the Field of Women’s Reproductive Health

This new report, created by experts at Population Services International (PSI), PSI-Europe, The Case for Her (Founded by Maverick Collective Member Cristina Ljunberg), WASH United, and Simavi, in collaboration with the Global Menstrual Collective, is a comprehensive guide for both why and how to invest in MHH for the economic, educational, and health benefits of women and girls in low- and middle-income countries around the world.

Making the Case for Investing in Menstrual Health & Hygiene

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