Categorized as: About us, Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Education, Girls & women, Grantee, Grantmaking strategy, Job Creation, Latin America, Leadership, Middle East, MY JOB book and community, Our Partners, Pacific Islands, Poverty Alleviation, Social-impact investments, Stories, Storytelling, U.S., Youth on January 7, 2019.
Editor’s Note: We had an amazing year at Skees Family Foundation. We made a lot of changes and are really looking forward to a great and productive 2019. Thanks to all of our partners and all of our readers for your hard work and dedication! Brienne Skees,...Read more
Categorized as: About us, Girls & women, Grantmaking strategy, Stories on November 24, 2018.
Editor’s Note: Sally began working with Skees Family Foundation in 2014, and her roles have only grown. She started as Secretary and has moved on to Chief Financial Officer and has obtained a staff position, constantly growing our expertise as a board and on her...Read more
Categorized as: About us, Grantmaking strategy, Our Partners, Stories on May 26, 2018.
Here Brienne is with one her classes in South Korea Editor’s Note: So it looks like Brienne is next in line for our video blog series on our Board members! Brienne graduated from Guilford College in 2012 with a degree in Economics and Peace and Conflict Studies. She...Read more
Categorized as: About us, Grantmaking strategy, Our Partners, Stories & Tagged as: Board Members, California, Family, Suzanne Skees, Working remotely on March 24, 2018.
Suzanne interviewing a local job-creation partner and his employee in Assam, India with Upaya Social Ventures. Arindam (right) and his wife tell their love-and-work story in Chapter 2 of MY JOB: Real People at Work Around the World, Book 1, our foundation’s...Read more
Categorized as: About us, Grantmaking strategy, Stories & Tagged as: Boards, Collaboration, Grantmaking, Strategy on February 10, 2018.
Editor’s note: This piece first appeared in our 2017 Annual Report. By Suzanne Skees, Founder, Board Chair, and Storyteller Our family believes that if you’re going to collaborate, you ought to begin by asking how you can help. We’ve restructured...Read more