With the publication of Silent Spring in 1962, Rachel Carson challenged the long-held belief that humankind's needs justified the destruction of the environment. Her groundbreaking work transformed cultural perceptions of the environment by highlighting the interrelationship between a healthy ecosystem and our own well-being. Named in her honor, Rachel's Network's mission is to promote women as impassioned leaders and agents of change dedicated to the stewardship of the earth. read more »
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SUPPORTING WOMEN ENVIRONMENTAL INNOVATORS

Today, the world is facing unprecedented environmental challenges and women are poised to offer solutions, but they aren’t getting the support they need to take their concepts to the next level.  That's why Rachel’s Network and Ashoka – the world's largest network of social entrepreneurs – have teamed up to launch a joint Fellowship supporting women innovators. 

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2014 ANNUAL MEETING  I  MARCH 10 - 12  I  WASHINGTON, DC

Philanthropy was never about simply making charitable gifts.  However, now more than ever, funders are employing a variety of strategies to advance the causes important to them.  How are funders effecting change through impact investing, political advocacy, social entrepreneurship, media and communications campaigns, etc. in addition to traditional grantmaking?  Join us to explore "The Future of Philanthropy" this spring! Learn more >>

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