Walking the Second Mile: Women, Religion, and Philanthropy
Thomas H. Lake Lecture
Ann Braude, Ph.D. explores the relation between religion and philanthropy through the lens of women’s history, drawing on the rich heritage of women’s religious activism in diverse communities in the 19th and 20th centuries. She highlights the origins of women’s involvement with fundraising for religious purposes and examines philanthropy as a path to leadership for religious women.
Ann Braude serves as the director of the Women’s Studies in Religion Program and as Senior Lecturer on American Religious History at Harvard Divinity School.
Insights, a bi-weekly e-newsletter, is a resource for the religious community and fundraisers of faith-based organizations that provides:
- Reflections on important developments in the field of faith and giving
- Recommended books, studies and articles
- Upcoming Lake Institute events