The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative director of advocacy, Sara El-Amine, talks to Wendy Williams about reimaging philanthropy.
El-Amine is a leading expert on grassroots advocacy and organising. As a progressive senior adviser and strategist she has led thousands of volunteers to take on progressive issues.
She is currently the director of advocacy for the Chan Zuckerberg Foundation, which was founded by Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan in December 2015 as “a new kind of philanthropic organisation” that brings together world-class engineering, grant-making, impact investing, policy, and advocacy …
Amanda Bresnan is the executive director of Community Mental Health Australia, and has previously served as a Greens MP in the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly. She is this week’s Changemaker.
Bresnan has had a long involvement in the health and community sector, working for organisations such as ACT Health, Mental Health Australia and the Consumer Health Forum of Australia.
From 2008 to 2012, she was a Greens MP for the electorate of Brindabella in the ACT Legislative Assembly, where her portfolio included areas like disability …
Dr Gary Johns is the commissioner of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC).
He was appointed to take over the role in December 2017, in a move that sparked a degree of animosity and surprise from the charity sector.
Johns – who previously served as a Labor minister in the Keating government and as a senior fellow at conservative think tank the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) – has been a vocal critic of charities in the past.
Just days after he was appointed …
The question most commonly asked by people trying to understand domestic violence is why doesn’t she just leave? But this is not only a question with a complicated answer, it is the wrong question to ask, writes Wendy Williams.
From the moment Hannah* decided she had to leave her partner, to when she actually left, took around 20 months.
“That was because I had to navigate that path really carefully and I was scared of what he would do to me,” she says.
“I feared for …
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