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Fortune
5 Things Women Can Do to Become CEOascend to the top of the corporate ladder? A forthcoming study by the recruitin
Fortune / Posted 2 days ago
ascend to the top of the corporate ladder? A forthcoming study by the recruiting firm Korn Ferry, in partnership with the Rockefeller Foundation, identifies several key factors. In interviews with 57 female CEOs of Fortune 1000 companies—38 who... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rwanda to Benefit From Agra's U.S.$280 Million Fundto improve agricultural output on the continent. The fund, to be provided by t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
to improve agricultural output on the continent. The fund, to be provided by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the US Agency for International Development (USAID), will be used to spur agricultural... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Little Rock schools chief forms public service team to engage middle-schoolersArkansas was established as the result of a partnership involving the Arkansas
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Arkansas was established as the result of a partnership involving the Arkansas Board of Education, the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation of Little Rock and the Walton Family Foundation of Bentonville. Its purpose is to help prepare... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Homeowners' Help Needed to Avert Future Flood Crises, Experts SayEditing by Katy Migiro The Thomson Reuters Foundation is reporting on resilien
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Editing by Katy Migiro The Thomson Reuters Foundation is reporting on resilience as part of its work on zilient.org, an online platform building a global network of people interested in resilience, in partnership with the Rockefeller Fou... Read more
4d
AllAfrica.com
Tanzanian City Gets New Sewage Scheme to Curb Disease, Ocean Pollutionediting by Megan Rowling The Thomson Reuters Foundation is reporting on resili
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
editing by Megan Rowling The Thomson Reuters Foundation is reporting on resilience as part of its work on zilient.org, an online platform building a global network of people interested in resilience, in partnership with the Rockefeller Found... Read more
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The Economic Times
How cities are planning to tackle the menace of climate changetell me what is possible.” Some administrators in India now understand the imp
The Economic Times / Posted 5 days ago
tell me what is possible.” Some administrators in India now understand the impact of city resilience. Two years ago, the Rockefeller Foundation started a programme that saw about 1,000 cities applying, including 35 from India, some multiple... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Land Rights Abuses Threaten Survival of Forest PeopleThomson Reuters Foundation is reporting on resilience as part of its work on zi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Thomson Reuters Foundation is reporting on resilience as part of its work on zilient.org, an online platform building a global network of people interested in resilience, in partners... Read more
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SciDev.net
Global Cassava PartnershipDirector (Consultancy)for the 21st Century (GCP21) was created in 2002, when 30 of the world’s leadin
SciDev.net / Posted 6 days ago
for the 21st Century (GCP21) was created in 2002, when 30 of the world’s leading cassava researchers gathered at The Rockefeller Foundation Centre in Bellagio, Italy, to create a partnership of institutions dedicated to leveraging the tools... Read more
6d
Gulf News
Hotel buffets, a culprit of food waste, get downsizedhearts and minds,” said Pete Pearson, director of food waste at the World Wildl
Gulf News / Posted 6 days ago
hearts and minds,” said Pete Pearson, director of food waste at the World Wildlife Fund. Thanks to a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation, Pearson is working with Hyatt, Ideo and others to develop a list of best practices for the... Read more
7d
Breitbart
H.R. McMaster’s Former Think Tank to Trump: Stop the ‘Adversarial Atmosphere’ With Iranthe Buffett Foundation, the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Ford Foundati
Breitbart / Posted 7 days ago
the Buffett Foundation, the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Ford Foundation, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and the Rockefeller Foundation. McMaster’s Former Group Scrubs — then Re-Adds — Soros Financing from Website As Breitbart News... Read more
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Mashable
One billion people don’t have access to electricity and this map shows you who (Paid Content by The Rockefeller Foundation)Image: The Rockefeller foundation Not all energy is consumed equally across th
Mashable / Posted 8 days ago
Image: The Rockefeller foundation Not all energy is consumed equally across the world. An estimated 16 percent of the world’s population — 1.2 billion people — have little or no access to electricity. One shocking similarity in this large number is... Read more
8d
Breitbart
H.R. McMaster Served 11 Years on Think Tank Financed by Boeing, Which Inked Billions in Iran Dealsthe Buffett Foundation, the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Ford Foundati
Breitbart / Posted 8 days ago
the Buffett Foundation, the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Ford Foundation, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and the Rockefeller Foundation. McMaster’s Former Group Scrubs — then Re-Adds — Soros Financing from Website As Breitbart News... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Rockefeller Foundation looks to increase impact on Detroitat home, in Detroit," Shah said. Though its wealth was not created in Detroit
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 8 days ago
at home, in Detroit," Shah said. Though its wealth was not created in Detroit like the New York-based Ford Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation — founded by Standard Oil owner John D. Rockefeller, his son and an adviser — in some ways exists... Read more
9d
The Johns Hopkins News-Letter
Victims of 1940s STD study sue University – The Johns Hopkins Newsfiled a lawsuit naming Hopkins, the pharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb
The Johns Hopkins News-Letter / Posted 9 days ago
filed a lawsuit naming Hopkins, the pharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb and a philanthropic organization called the Rockefeller Foundation as defendants. The plaintiffs are seeking up to $1 billion in punitive damages. The experiments were... Read more
10d
Salon.com
5 things that have changed about FEMA since Katrina — and 5 that haven’tthe term as a rallying cry to focus efforts on how to prepare for inevitable di
Salon.com / Posted 10 days ago
the term as a rallying cry to focus efforts on how to prepare for inevitable disasters rather than just avoid them. The Rockefeller Foundation even funded resilience officers in local government beginning in 2013. At its best, resilience refers... Read more
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Disaster News Network
What's changed, what hasn't at FEMAthe term as a rallying cry to focus efforts on how to prepare for inevitable di
Disaster News Network / Posted 10 days ago
the term as a rallying cry to focus efforts on how to prepare for inevitable disasters rather than just avoid them. The Rockefeller Foundation even funded resilience officers in local government beginning in 2013. At its best, resilience refers... Read more
10d
AllAfrica.com
EA Region to Benefit From Agricultural Financingproject, which was launched a week ago at the 2017 African Green Revolution For
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
project, which was launched a week ago at the 2017 African Green Revolution Forum, is from a partnership of the Rockefeller Foundation, USAid and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that have been supporting agricultural initiatives... Read more
10d
Crain's Detroit Business
Tune in to Detroit Homecoming livestream, sign up for remindersRoss and Golden State Warrior Draymond Green of Michigan State University, mode
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 10 days ago
Ross and Golden State Warrior Draymond Green of Michigan State University, moderated by Dan Gilbert. ■ 9:20 a.m. Friday: Rockefeller Foundation President Rajiv Shah on workforce and the future of Detroit. ■ 9:35 a.m. Friday: Columbia University... Read more
11d
Crain's Detroit Business
Tune in to Detroit Homecoming livestreamRoss and Golden State Warrior Draymond Green of Michigan State University, mode
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 11 days ago
Ross and Golden State Warrior Draymond Green of Michigan State University, moderated by Dan Gilbert. ■ 9:20 a.m. Friday: Rockefeller Foundation President Rajiv Shah on workforce and the future of Detroit. ■ 9:35 a.m. Friday: Columbia University... Read more
11d
Crain's Chicago Business
Chicago Community Trust names new CEOchallenges. She also serves on various public company and nonprofit boards, inc
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 11 days ago
challenges. She also serves on various public company and nonprofit boards, including Coca-Cola, Colgate-Palmolive and the Rockefeller Foundation. Prior to her time at McKinsey, Gayle spent 17 years working various positions at the Centers for... Read more
11d
AllAfrica.com
AfDB Advocates Strategies to Deepen Industrialization of Cassavawith the farmers in producing cassava crops for industrial production of the co
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
with the farmers in producing cassava crops for industrial production of the commodity. Research institutions such as the Rockefeller Foundation have also pledged to intensify research in the cassava varieties to create better, faster yielding... Read more
12d
Op-Ed News
Secretary DeVos, Neurocore, and Competency-Based Workforce Education: A Continuation of Outcomes-Based Behaviorismof schooling was bankrolled across the nation by Secretary Abraham Flexner of t
Op-Ed News / Posted 12 days ago
of schooling was bankrolled across the nation by Secretary Abraham Flexner of the General Education Board (GEB) of the Rockefeller Foundation philanthropies, which funded teaching labs across America, including labs at the premier Columbia... Read more
12d
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Amy Hempel, Cornelius Eady Kick Off Fall 2017 Writers Speak Seriesa Guggenheim Fellowship, a Lila Wallace-Readers Digest Traveling Scholarship to
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 12 days ago
a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Lila Wallace-Readers Digest Traveling Scholarship to Tougaloo College in Mississippi, and a Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship to Bellagio, among other honors, according to Stony Brook Southampton. “This was the first... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Tune in to Detroit Homecoming live streamRoss and Golden State Warrior Draymond Green of Michigan State University, mode
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 13 days ago
Ross and Golden State Warrior Draymond Green of Michigan State University, moderated by Dan Gilbert. ■ 9:20 a.m. Friday: Rockefeller Foundation President Rajiv Shah on Workforce and the future of Detroit. ■ 9:35 a.m. Friday: Columbia University... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Tune in to Detroit HomecomingRoss and Golden State Warrior Draymond Green of Michigan State University, mode
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 14 days ago
Ross and Golden State Warrior Draymond Green of Michigan State University, moderated by Dan Gilbert. ■ 9:20 a.m. Friday: Rockefeller Foundation President Rajiv Shah on Workforce and the future of Detroit. ■ 9:35 a.m. Friday: Columbia University... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cities Urged to Invest in Flood Protection Now for a Safer, Cheaper Futureediting by Megan Rowling. The Thomson Reuters Foundation is reporting on resil
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
editing by Megan Rowling. The Thomson Reuters Foundation is reporting on resilience as part of its work on zilient.org, an online platform building a global network of people interested in resilience, in partnership with the Rockefeller Founda... Read more
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New Kerala
Foundation for Louisiana to receive Mover and Shaker Award at the 2017 NCRP Impact Awards in New Orleans - newkerala news #270048Racial Justice Doug Stamm, President and CEO, Meyer Memorial Trust Sherece We
New Kerala / Posted 16 days ago
Racial Justice Doug Stamm, President and CEO, Meyer Memorial Trust Sherece West-Scantlebury, President and CEO, Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation Kenyan, Immigrant, Queer Womyn Speaker and Performer 555 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130 In... Read more
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Poinsett County Democrat Tribune
McAnally guest speaker of Trumann Lions Clubbank had been Bank of Trumann since 1911. Southern Bancorp was formed 30 years
Poinsett County Democrat Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
bank had been Bank of Trumann since 1911. Southern Bancorp was formed 30 years ago when Bill Clinton, Rob Walton, and the Rockefeller Foundation invested $10 million to form Southern Development Bank Corporation that is now Southern Bancorp. "With... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Leaders Set to Accelerate Africa's Path to Prosperity By Growing Economies and Jobs Through Agriculturedevelop concrete plans for achieving the green revolution in Africa. Principle
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
develop concrete plans for achieving the green revolution in Africa. Principle strategic AGRF partners include AGRA, the Rockefeller Foundation, Grow Africa, African Development Bank (AfDB), OCP, AGCO, the International Fund for Agriculture... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
From Ebola to Mudslides, Sierra Leone Learns Painful Disaster Lessonsediting by Megan Rowling. The Thomson Reuters Foundation is reporting on resil
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
editing by Megan Rowling. The Thomson Reuters Foundation is reporting on resilience as part of its work on zilient.org, an online platform building a global network of people interested in resilience, in partnership with the Rockefeller Founda... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Scientists Jam With Musicians, Artists to Stir Public Passion for NatureEditing by Ros Russell. The Thomson Reuters Foundation is reporting on resilie
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Editing by Ros Russell. The Thomson Reuters Foundation is reporting on resilience as part of its work on zilient.org, an online platform building a global network of people interested in resilience, in partnership with the Rockefeller Foun... Read more
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Mashable
Whoopi Goldberg joins the 2017 Social Good Summit lineupHuey, Photographer & Executive Director, Amplifier Foundation Zia Khan, Vice P
Mashable / Posted 18 days ago
Huey, Photographer & Executive Director, Amplifier Foundation Zia Khan, Vice President, Initiatives & Strategy, The Rockefeller Foundation Angie Jiang, Girl Up Teen Advisor Bambi Semroc, Sr. Strategic Advisor, Center for Environmental... Read more
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Swissinfo
Harvard Doctor Replaces Heinz Man as Novartis Focuses on CancerSwiss company promoted him to chief medical officer. He also brings a commitme
Swissinfo / Posted 19 days ago
Swiss company promoted him to chief medical officer. He also brings a commitment to public health, having worked with the Rockefeller Foundation and other groups on projects on drug-resistant tuberculosis in Peru, malaria in Gambia, and Africa’s... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Solar Roof Tiles Offer Tech Boost for Rural Classroomsthe solar tiles, he added. The Thomson Reuters Foundation is reporting on resi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
the solar tiles, he added. The Thomson Reuters Foundation is reporting on resilience as part of its work on zilient.org, an online platform building a global network of people interested in resilience, in partnership with the Rockefeller Foundat... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AfDB Wants Greater Focus On Implementation, As African Green Revolution Forum Begins in AbidjanDevelopment (IFAD), Mastercard Foundation, the New Partnership for Africa's Dev
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
Development (IFAD), Mastercard Foundation, the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD), OCP Africa Group, The Rockefeller Foundation, the Southern African Confederation of Agricultural Unions (SACAU), Syngenta, and YARA... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Judge allows $1 billion 'Guatemala Experiment' suit against Hopkins and others to move forwardKim Hoppe said in a statement. “We will continue to vigorously defend the lawsu
Baltimore Sun / Posted 23 days ago
Kim Hoppe said in a statement. “We will continue to vigorously defend the lawsuit.” The lawsuit also names the nonprofit Rockefeller Foundation and drug maker Bristol-Myers Squibb as defendants. Attorneys representing the foundation and the New... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Here’s How We Can Actually Stop Wasting So Much Foodknow this. Staggering statistics like these are repeated often, and they seem t
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 23 days ago
know this. Staggering statistics like these are repeated often, and they seem to be sinking in. According to an internal Rockefeller Foundation analysis, the number of media articles about food waste grew 25% per year from 2011 to 2016, amounting... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Wilmington composer talks about experience in Rockefeller Foundation residencyJoshua Marquez, a local Wilmington-based composer, recently returned from Italy
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 24 days ago
Joshua Marquez, a local Wilmington-based composer, recently returned from Italy as a Rockefeller Foundation Arts Fellow at the Bellagio Center for a multi-week residency. At just 27 years old, Marquez is the youngest-ever Fellow at this highly... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AfDB to Invest $24 Billion in Africa's Food Sufficiency Agendaother partners include Mastercard Foundation, the New Partnership for Africa's
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
other partners include Mastercard Foundation, the New Partnership for Africa's Development, NEPAD, OCP Africa Group, The Rockefeller Foundation, the Southern African Confederation of Agricultural Unions (SACAU), Syngenta, and YARA... Read more
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Canberra Times
The Guardian sets up a nonprofit to support its journalismhas already used contributions from nonprofits, including the Bill & Melinda Ga
Canberra Times / Posted 26 days ago
has already used contributions from nonprofits, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Ford Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation, to help fund its reporting. Philanthropic partnerships make up a relatively small portion - about 3.8... Read more
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WA Today
The Guardian sets up a nonprofit to support its journalismhas already used contributions from nonprofits, including the Bill & Melinda Ga
WA Today / Posted 26 days ago
has already used contributions from nonprofits, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Ford Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation, to help fund its reporting. Philanthropic partnerships make up a relatively small portion - about 3.8... Read more
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The Age
The Guardian sets up a nonprofit to support its journalismhas already used contributions from nonprofits, including the Bill & Melinda Ga
The Age / Posted 26 days ago
has already used contributions from nonprofits, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Ford Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation, to help fund its reporting. Philanthropic partnerships make up a relatively small portion - about 3.8... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
The Guardian sets up a nonprofit to support its journalismhas already used contributions from nonprofits, including the Bill & Melinda Ga
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 26 days ago
has already used contributions from nonprofits, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Ford Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation, to help fund its reporting. Philanthropic partnerships make up a relatively small portion - about 3.8... Read more
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Inquirier.net
WATCH: Anthony Bourdain’s food documentary ‘Wasted!’ drops first traileras Dan Barber, Mario Batali, Danny Bowien and Massimo Bottura, the creation of
Inquirier.net / Posted 27 days ago
as Dan Barber, Mario Batali, Danny Bowien and Massimo Bottura, the creation of the eco-minded movie was supported by The Rockefeller Foundation, which last year made a $130 million commitment to cut food waste in half by 2030. Neon’s Super LTD... Read more
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The Morning Call
A 'Hamilton' backlash? Why none of that matters with this history-making tourdaily lottery of $10 tickets a communal event in the theater district in New Yo
The Morning Call / Posted 29 days ago
daily lottery of $10 tickets a communal event in the theater district in New York. And he has fostered an alliance with the Rockefeller Foundation, other donors, and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History that will bring 250,000 school... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Anthony Bourdain Is Fed Up With Food Waste in 'Wasted!' Doc Trailereco-minded movie, which also features appearances by chefs Dan Barber, Mario Ba
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 30 days ago
eco-minded movie, which also features appearances by chefs Dan Barber, Mario Batali, Danny Bowien and Massimo Bottura. The Rockefeller Foundation, which last year made a $130 million commitment to cut food waste in half by 2030, supported Zero... Read more

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