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From the Desk of Sudha Nandagopal

5 Questions for Engaged Philanthropy

Posted by Sudha

Like many of you, I am worried about what is happening in our world. While I know we are doing as much as we can to flatten the curve, the long-term impacts on our social change work are already starting to emerge. At times it feels overwhelming trying to figure out what comes next and how to lead our network through this moment, but I draw hope and inspiration from knowing that we are a community of do-ers and problem solvers. Read More »

COVID-19: SVP International Update

Posted by Sudha

Dear SVP Partners and Colleagues, I wanted to take a moment to write given the coronavirus outbreak here in the US and around the world. I live in Seattle where our major economic activities have come to a halt and leaders are working to figure out solutions in a time of significant crisis. Read More »

Sneak Peak: SVP’s Collective Power in 2020

Posted by Sudha

Dear SVP Community, It’s hard to believe that I’ve been with SVP for a whole year already! What a whirlwind it has been. Last week, I had the pleasure of visiting with Christine Margiotta and the rest of the rockstar SVP Los Angeles Staff and Partners and getting a little sneak peek into their work with community leaders. Read More »

Thank You for Supporting SVPI!

Posted by Sudha

As I reflect on my first year as CEO of Social Venture Partners International, I feel inspired and grateful for the Affiliates and Partners like you that make up this network and are committed to transforming philanthropy to create the social change we hope to see in the world.  Read More »

Our Role in Shaping Change

Posted by Sudha

Our global network of 3500 Partners across 42 affiliates has significant untapped potential for influencing urgent issues and changing systems; it's time for SVP International to be the network hub that leverages that potential.  Read More »

Reflections & Questions

Posted by Sudha

I hope you are all having a nice July. Over here at SVPI we are continuing our transition - figuring out our staffing plan, thinking about and incorporating the lessons of the Summit, and determining next steps to continue building a strong learning community for all of us.  Read More »

Hello From the Road!

Posted by Sudha

I'm writing to you all from the "road" -- I'm in Bengaluru, India as part of our SVP India Sustainable Livelihoods Conclave. The SVPI team is here learning from the great work happening through this collaboration of NGOs, Partners, and affiliates. What an incredibly vibrant network we have here in India. The energy is contagious! Read More »