EPIP Webinar: From Gender Theory to Gender Transformative Giving

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From Gender Theory to Gender Transformative Giving: Reconnecting Race, Class & Gender

Gender identity? Gender theory? Gender equity? Sometimes it feels like “gender” is hopelessly overused. Is it any wonder that donors often see race and class as integral to their analysis but overlook gender entirely? Moreover, some of us who studied gender theory in school are still struggling with how to apply what we learned to the philanthropy we do for a living. Join a unique, engaging exploration of one person’s journey from LGTB rights and gender identity to "gender transformative" approaches that touch on all youth, by using gender theory to reconnect social justice and gender justice.


  • Riki Wilchins, Executive Director, TrueChild

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Riki Wilchins is Executive Director of TrueChild, a research and action center that promotes “gender transformative” approaches to at-risk youth that reconnect race, class and gender justice. The author of three books on gender theory, Riki writes on philanthropy for the Council on Foundations and GrantCraft and has published academic studies as well as popular articles in periodicals like The Village Voice, Social Text, and GLQ. She has conducted briefings at the White House, CDC, Office on Women’s Health, and Office on Adolescent Health, and TIME magazine named her one of 100 Civic Innovators for the 21st Century.

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Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (EPIP)'s mission is to develop extraordinary new leaders to enhance organized philanthropy and its impact on communities. We are a national organization and a vibrant local learning community that offers unique leadership, professional development, and networking opportunities, and raises the voice for next generation issues and ideas.

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