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The Time to Act is Now

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Reading Time: 4 minutes The world is on fire. Quite literally. And everywhere, those fires – literal and otherwise – are particularly punishing for those who have the least, especially women and children. The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is classifying the state of the Earth’s climate system as “code red”, warning of irreversible effects on human   

When She Leads: Tara Risser

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Reading Time: 6 minutes This interview is part of our When She Leads: Board Members collection. Learn more. Tara Risser is a corporate-partner leader, a long-time supporter, and now one of Shadhika’s newest Board Members. She was interviewed by Ami Shah, Communications Manager. Learn more about corporate partnership opportunities here. Hi Tara! Could you introduce yourself and share how you joined   

Wherever The Scholars Lead, Shadhika Will Follow

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Reading Time: 4 minutes Over the last decades, the World Bank and others have published irrefutable data that investing in women and girls has a multiplying effect on the wellbeing of a society: GDP rises; emotional and physical health indicators go up; and gender-based violence and discrimination incidents diminish. Directionally, these international development bodies are moving towards a new   

Leading in Relationship Towards Gender Equity

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Reading Time: 3 minutes It is not possible to be in nature without reflecting on one’s place, role, and purpose. So, in the mountains of the Colorado Front Range and the misty hills of Lonavala in India, the entire team of Shadhika spent three days in retreat, surrounded by natural beauty and wildlife to crystallize our role — as   

When She Leads: Kavita Jain

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Reading Time: 6 minutes This interview is part of our When She Leads: Donor Highlights collection. Learn more. Kavita Jain is a member of Shadhika’s Scholarship Donor Circle. She was interviewed by Program Officer, Kendra Nicolai. If you would like to become a scholarship donor, you can do so here. Hi Kavita. Can you introduce yourself and tell us how you   

When She Leads: Kavita Biyani

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Reading Time: 6 minutes This interview is part of our When She Leads: Donor Highlights collection. Learn more. Kavita Biyani is a member of Shadhika’s monthly FundHer Donor Circle. She was interviewed by Development Coordinator Jenna Sweig. If you would like to become a monthly FundHer Donor, you can do so here. Hi Kavita. Can you introduce yourself and tell us