Tag: Women

Nonprofits

We Are the Possible: Meet Lindsey McDougle

By Rosetta Thurman

An interview with Lindsey McDougle, a doctoral student at the University of San Diego pursuing a degree in Leadership Studies with a specialization in Nonprofit and Philanthropic Studies.

Social Innovations

No Profit for Her

By Alana Conner

Research shows that men may be more effective than woman at utilizing microfinance investments.

Global Issues

Starting Up Women

By Alana Conner

Successful entrepreneurs show characteristics of both men and women.

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Nonprofits

Lobbying for Good

By Kyle Peterson & Marc Pfitzer 1

In their efforts to be socially responsible, most companies fail to wield their most powerful tool: lobbying. Yet corporations such as Mary Kay, Royal Dutch Shell, and General Motors are increasingly leveraging their deep pockets, government contacts, and persuasive powers for the cause of good. Not all kinds of socially responsible lobbying are created equal, however. The authors discuss which forms are best for companies and society.