Recordings of Past Events

Leverage Your Gifts to Dining for Women


A Conversation with Artist Deborah Puretz Grove

National Virtual Chapter Meetings

January 7, 2021 – January projects presented by Esu and Ina Anahata, Co-founders of The BARKA Foundation, and Jennifer Rubli, Project Leader with Femme International.

December 10, 2020 – December projects presented by Racha Yehia, Interim Country Director for our Care 2 Communities, and Maggie Doyne, founder of BlinkNow Foundation.

November 19, 2020 – November projects presented by Vijaya Thakur, Founder and Executive Director of Resolve Network.

October 15, 2020 October projects presented by Heather Ibrahim-Leathers, President of Global Fund for Widows.

September 17, 2020 September projects presented by three-time Olympian and founder of Kids Play International.

September 10, 2020 September projects presented by: Cathy Caldwell, member of DFW’s Grant Selection Committee, and the following representatives of CCFC: Professor Dawn Bowen — CCFC Board member; Dr. Tricia Hall — Family physician and CCFC partner; Elvira Ac Macz and Lesly Cruz — both are CCFC Advisory Committee members and past graduates

August 13, 2020 – August projects presented by: Jennifer Hill, Founder & Executive Director for Refugee Protection International and Meghan Magee, US Operations Manager for Gardens for Health International

July 17, 2020 – July projects presented by West Co-Regional Leader Colleen Kill

July 9, 2020 – July projects presented by: Dr. Robert Rufsvold, Co-Founder/Senior Advisor for RESTORE HOPE: LIBERIA; Saundra Williams, Co-Founder/Executive Director, RESTORE HOPE: LIBERIA; Amanda Lane, Executive Director, Collateral Repair Project

June 18, 2020 – June projects presented by Grant Selection Committee member Scott Osborne

June 11, 2020 – June projects presented by Rebecca Lepsik, Executive Director of CureCervicalCancer, and Kay Yoder, Director of US Operations, Ripple Africa

May 28, 2020 – Our Director of Grants & Partnerships, Dr. Veena Khandke, along with several DFW grantees discuss the UN Sustainable Development Goals and how they apply to women and girls. Slideshow & Report

May 7, 2020 – May projects presented by Grant Selection Committee member Brighid Blake

April 30, 2020 – A special grantee conversation, moderated by Dr. Veena Khandke, DFW’s Director of Grants & Partnerships, discussing the impact of the COVID-19 global pandemic

April 16, 2020 – April projects presented by Diversity, Equity, and Inclustion Committee member Rizwana Khader

April 9, 2020 – April projects presented by Grant Selection Committee member Celeste Medina

March 26, 2020 – March projects presented by Grant Selection Committee member Linda Baxter, and DFW Guatemala trip presentation by Vicky Bush-Joseph

Book Club

December 5, 2020Love, Norm by Barbara Fintel Collins

October 7, 2020Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo

August 5, 2020Moment of Lift by Melinda Gates