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Is tact curbing our impact?

Reflecting on 20 years of philanthropy with the UBS Optimus Foundation.

The Educate Girls DIB set out to improve the delivery of core skills teaching in Rajasthan, India.

"We must continue to innovate and evolve funding mechanisms. We must not be afraid to challenge the way we talk about and develop philanthropy. And we may have to get comfortable with being a little tactless.'' - Phyllis Costanza.

WHEN we talk about philanthropy, there are a lot of conventions dictating what we can and cannot say. Philanthropy is not a business, or at least, we can't call it that. Telling stories of real people in need while also discussing return on investment or risk assessment is generally seen as...

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