Nobel Peace Prize Honors Women in Democracy and Leadership

On October 7, three women – Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkul Karman – were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2011 “for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work.” The Prize is both a recognition of the important work of the women, as well as an acknowledgment of the increasing role of and need for women in leadership and democracy.

In 2005, Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf became the first woman to win a free...

Join Melissa at the Slow Money National Gathering (October 12-14)

Tides is pleased to announce that our CEO Melissa L. Bradley will be a featured speaker at this year's Slow Money National Gathering, held in San Francisco from October 12 - 14.  Melissa will be joining other esteemed leaders from the nonprofit and philanthropic sector, including Vandana Shiva, Wes Jackson, Matt Flannery, Winona LaDuke, and others interested in new ways of thinking about the relationship between food, money, and social change.

The Slow Money National Gathering integrates internationally...

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