Equality Can't Wait

In the latest issue of Social Investor magazine, Cecilia A. Conrad, CEO of Lever for Change and managing director at the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, shares her work accelerating the impact of philanthropy.

Our CEO, Cecilia Conrad, is featured in the latest issue of Chandler Foundation’s Social Investor magazine. Her article, Equality Can’t Wait, discusses the outcome of the Equality Can’t Wait Challenge and strategies for accelerating the impact of philanthropy on gender equality. We recommend reading the entire 2021 issue of Social Investor, which features other prominent leaders in the social investment and global development industries, including Gates Foundation CEO Mark Suzman, Reinventure Capital CEO Edward Dugger III, business icons Mo Ibrahim and Richard Branson, former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark, actors George Clooney, Ben Affleck, and Robin Wright, and more.

Equality Can't Wait Challenge Awardee: The Future is Indigenous Women
Caption: Equality Can't Wait Challenge Awardee: The Future is Indigenous Women

If we are going to achieve gender equality in the U.S., we need a philanthropic system capable of triggering and supporting sustained transformative change on a historic scale.

Cecilia Conrad, CEO, Lever for Change

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