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Hewlett Foundation, Getty Images Announce New Photography Resource on Women’s Empowerment in Africa 

MENLO PARK, Calif.—A new photography resource released today by The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and Getty Images Reportage provides more than 400 high-quality, editorial images of empowered women in sub-Saharan Africa. The collection includes photos of women in decision-making roles, earning income, and accessing reproductive health care information and services—creating a positive and authentic ...
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Op-ed: Foundations Must Move Fast to Fight Climate Change 

MENLO PARK, Calif.—Writing in the Chronicle of Philanthropy, Hewlett Foundation President Larry Kramer and Packard Foundation President Carol Larson urge philanthropic organizations to find a way to engage with the issue of climate change: Climate change is the defining issue of our day. It is an urgent global crisis that affects everything philanthropy seeks to ...
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Six $50,000 Commissions for Choreographers Awarded by the Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation and The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation 

SAN FRANCISCO and MENLO PARK, Calif.—The Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation and The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation are pleased to announce the recipients of a $300,000 initiative to support the creation and production of new dances by California choreographers. The funds are directed toward innovative California choreographers who represent a wide spectrum of cultural and ...
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Vidya Krishnamurthy to Join Hewlett Foundation as Director of Communications 

MENLO PARK, Calif.—The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation announced today that Vidya Krishnamurthy will join the Foundation as director of communications. Krishnamurthy comes to the Hewlett Foundation after nearly a decade with the Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C., most recently as its communications director. During that time, she helped the center significantly expand its ...
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Hewlett Foundation Announces $45 Million in Grants to MIT, Stanford, UC Berkeley to Establish Major New Academic Centers for Cybersecurity Policy Research 

MENLO PARK, Calif.—The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Stanford University, and the University of California, Berkeley today announced the establishment of three major new academic initiatives focused on laying the foundations for smart, sustainable public policy to deal with the growing cyber threats faced by governments, businesses, and individuals. ...
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Designs for a Better World: Program Officer Margot Fahnestock on how a new partnership is helping Zambian teens 

MENLO PARK, Calif.—Can human-centered design help African teens avoid unplanned pregnancies? In our latest story, Program Officer Margot Fahnestock talks about an innovative partnership between two grantees—the nonprofit reproductive healthcare provider Marie Stopes International and IDEO.org, a pioneer in human-centered design—working together to help teenagers in Zambia access reproductive health services. Read the story here.
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Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar to Join the Board of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation 

MENLO PARK, Calif.— The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation announced today that Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar, a Stanford University law professor and nominee to the California Supreme Court, will be joining the Foundation’s Board of Directors. Known as “Tino,” Cuéllar is the Stanley Morrison Professor of Law at Stanford Law School, and the director of the University’s ...

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