Inside Philanthropy Profiles Donella Meadows Leadership Fellow Danielle Hirsch


Netherlands-based Donella Meadows Leadership Fellow Danielle Hirsch was recently profiled by Inside Philanthropy on how she is using philanthropy and advocacy to challenge power dynamics.

As a participant in the Donella Meadows Leadership Fellows Program, Danielle traveled to Vermont four times over the course of the two year program to learn the principles of interdependence through systems thinking, climate science, the discipline of vision, and to build close relationships with other Fellows, some who later came to be an integral part of Both ENDS. These included Amalia Souza, founder of  Socio-Environmental Fund – CASA in Brazil; Nonette Royo, executive director of Tenure Facility in Sweden, and Any Sulistyowati, coordinator for Youth Program and Sustainable Community Initiative, Indonesia. Danielle works closely with these Donella Meadows Fellows and other colleagues to build deep-seated partnership across cultures that Both ENDS is known for.

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