Gender and Educational Philanthropy: New Perspectives on Funding, Collaboration, and Assessment

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This book explores the complex questions facing funding agencies and foundations as they grapple to understand and define gender equity in education. As a collection of writings, many of which are written by the foundations themselves, the book engages the reader in the different approaches funders use to define gender equity, target limited resources, and create collaborative relationships that will ultimately make schools more equitable and ...

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Overview

This book explores the complex questions facing funding agencies and foundations as they grapple to understand and define gender equity in education. As a collection of writings, many of which are written by the foundations themselves, the book engages the reader in the different approaches funders use to define gender equity, target limited resources, and create collaborative relationships that will ultimately make schools more equitable and engaging for boys and girls of a variety of cultural backgrounds.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781403975331
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 3/20/2007
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.57 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Alice E. Ginsberg is the author of Gender in Urban Education: Strategies for Student Achievement. She served as Program Officer at the Pennsylvania Humanities Council, where she developed and directed many public programs on gender and education.Marybeth Gasman is a faculty member in the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author of Envisioning Black Colleges: A History of the United Negro College Fund and Uplifting a People: African American Philanthropy and Education.

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Table of Contents

ForewordAndrea Walton * IntroductionAlice E. Ginsberg & Marybeth Gasman * Part I: Definitions of Gender Equity * Talking about Gender Equity and Education: A FrameWorks Message Memo—Joseph Grady & Axel Auburban
• Gender Matters: Funding Effective Programs for Women and Girls—Molly Mead
• Grantmaking with a Gender Lens—GrantCraft, Project of the Ford Foundation
• Bringing Funders Together to Talk about Girls: A Roundtable Discussion—The Valentine Foundation * Saving Black Boys—Rosa Smith
• Including Boys in Our Conversation about Gender and Justice—Michael Reichert
• Supporting Boys' Resilience: A Dialogue with Researchers, Practitioners, and the Media—Allyson Pimentel * Part II: Collaborations and Program Assessment
Power and Possibilities: Collaborative Fund for
Youth-Led Social Change—Ami Nagle, Marisha Wignaraja, P. Catlin Fullwood,
and Margaret Hempel
• Young Women for Change—The Michigan Women's Foundation
• Collaborations for Gender Equity in the Context of Policy and System-Wide Change: An Interview with the Editors—Shirley Mark, Alice Ginsberg, and Marybeth Gasman * Sisters Empowering Sisters and a Case Study: Girl World—The Girl's Best Friend Foundation * Gender Equity in Urban Education: New Relationships between Funding and Evaluation—Alice Ginsberg

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