Welcome to the Family: Announcing Skees Family Foundation’s 2015 Partners

Welcome to the Family: Announcing Skees Family Foundation’s 2015 Partners

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 By Suzanne Skees for Skees Family Foundation   We laughingly call SFF “the world’s tiniest foundation with the mightiest ambition” to end poverty worldwide, in our lifetime. How? As Steve Jobs put it, “We have gone to exceptional lengths...Read more
The Most Important Storytellers in the Country: Global Press Institute Covers the Earthquake in Nepal

The Most Important Storytellers in the Country: Global Press Institute Covers the Earthquake in Nepal

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In the aftermath of the powerful earthquake in Nepal earlier this week, our grantee partner, Global Press Institute, brings valuable stories reported by its Nepalese female correspondents, further demonstrating the importance of the GPI model to educate, empower and...Read more
Skees Family Foundation Celebrates International Women’s Day!

Skees Family Foundation Celebrates International Women’s Day!

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As the world celebrates International Women’s Day tomorrow, we look to the great work our grantees are doing to advance women’s causes. Happy International Women’s Day! This year we’re excited to continue the strong partnerships we’ve built with all our...Read more
From Lago Aitilan to Lac Kivu: Global Press Institute Expands

From Lago Aitilan to Lac Kivu: Global Press Institute Expands

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What started as a journalism job for Cristi Hengranes in Nepal turned into a mission to educate, employ, and empower women journalists in developing media markets all over the world.    By Cristi Hegranes of Global Press Institute   This post originally...Read more