Kagwiria Koome recently visited mango farmers who benefit from the #YieldWise Initiative—supported by The Rockefeller Foundation—in Central and Eastern #Kenya. The goal of YieldWise is to reduce post-harvest losses by 50%. Learn more in her photo essay📸 at the link in bio.
Earlier this year, a group of women leaders from around the world convened at our #RFBellagio Center. The Women’s Connected Leadership Declaration on Climate Justice is a result of that meeting. Learn more about #WomenLeadClimate here: https://womenleadclimate.org
The Women’s Connected Leadership Declaration on Climate Justice was born at a convening of women leaders at our #RFBellagio Center. The climate movement cannot succeed without an urgent upsurge in women’s leadership. Learn more: #WomenLeadClimate https://womenleadclimate.org
Congrats @ACResilience on the launch of the newly endowed Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center, committed to reaching one billion people with resilient solutions to climate change, migration and security by 2030. #OneBillionResilient Watch the launch at the link in bio.
🤰 Maternal rights matter. This #IntlMHDay we stand with those working to ensure all mothers in communities around the world have the care they need to thrive. #endmaternalmortality
We’re excited to be part of the @theniskanencenter’s newly launched Struggling Regions Initiative, which will seek to develop new ideas to foster broader economic growth in struggling regions across the US at the link in bio.
We are proud of our Digital Jobs Africa program, which was awarded a #WSIS prize today! Mamadou Biteye accepted the award in Geneva. Learn more about how we're using #ICT4SDG at the link in bio. #WSISPrize @wsis_process
As leaders in Impact Investment for two decades, we're thrilled to announce our next big step forward with RF IIM platform, which intends to attract private capital to address the #SDGs. Learn more—(link in bio) #ZeroGap #ImpInv #CatalyticCapital
This #PresidentsDay, we're inspired by #JFK's belief that even our toughest problems can be #solvable.
The history of the expression “exploring the frontier,” is a history dominated by the stories of men. Today we're celebrating women at the frontiers of present day global development, like Rediet Abebe, Co-Founder of Black in AI; Victoria Coleman, CEO of Atlas AI; and Sonal Shah, Executive Director of the Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation at Georgetown University (link in bio.) #WomenInScience #dataforgood #womeninstem
If we want #AI to work for us, we have to shape the marketplace so that both profit and the good of society are maximized. Trooper Sanders tells us why in #RockyTalks (link in bio)
Investing in America's most vulnerable communities will ensure the state of the union grows stronger. As the US reflects on the past year with the #SOTU tonight, consider our Fellow Agnes Dasewicz's lessons from history in #RockyTalks (link in bio)
Read more about GOGLA’s use of PEAK for their #energyaccess impact work (link in bio). From our partners at @Power4All2025 #DataforSDG7 #offgrid #renewables #EnergyPoverty
One way to support increased financial security to millions of #gigeconomy workers that live paycheck to paycheck is “portable benefits”. Learn more about our work with @theworkerslab (link to Upworthy article in bio). "We owe it to all working people to ensure that they are not wasting the best years of their lives barely scraping by." -Dr. Carmen Rojas
Africa’s #agribusiness sector is projected to reach $1 trillion in 2025. How can intra-regional #trade be an enabler for #agriculture transformation in #Africa? Learn from Mamadou Biteye, our Africa Regional Office Managing Director. Link in bio. #FoodSecurity #Nourishment4all
“More and more institutions are really turning to us and saying we want you to convene, we want you to get the right partners, not the usual partners, let's get the unusual folks to the table.” Learn more from Deepali Khanna, our new Managing Director for Asia #TeamRF. Link in bio.
Dr. Rajiv J. Shah: “ @kofiannan was an incredible leader, role model, and my friend. He was determined, kind and humble, a true partner to people in need around the world... We will miss him greatly. Our thoughts are with Nane Annan and Kofi’s entire family today.”
With our partnership and support, Dr. Suzanna Babich illuminates how governance is an undervalued resource in African health care systems. Link in bio.
The most recent “State of Global Giving by U.S. Foundations” report by the @fdncenter and the Council on Foundations highlights the Rockefeller Foundation's central role as a supporter of international causes. Link in bio.
“It’s no surprise that we’re being supported by The Rockefeller Foundation. DataKind was built at a time that performance measurement was making a splash and has always been committed to both attacking root causes of human suffering and using data. Data science for social good is in both of our DNA.” From our grantees at DataKind. http://bit.ly/DesigningDataForGood20205
“How are communities tackling poverty and inequity, and improving economic opportunity for all?” This is the question posed by our #CommunitiesThriveChallenge, a $10 million @rockefellerfdn & @chanzuckerberginitiative funding opportunity to support and scale community-driven solutions to improve economic opportunity across the U.S. —— At the close of application, we have heard from more than 1800 local nonprofits, businesses, and policy groups from all 50 states, D.C., and four of the five populated territories. We will announce the 20 finalists soon and the 10 winners in November. Learn more at #linkinbio.
The National Memorial for Peace and Justice, which opened in April of this year, calls attention to the history of racial injustice in the US. We are proud to support @eji_org in their mission to continue combating injustices and share their values of #equity & #socialjustice for all. | Nkyinkim Installation by West African artist Kwame Akoto-Bamfo.