Articles tagged with: Shelagh Gastrow

29July

Activist philanthropists offer more than cash

Activist philanthropists offer more than cash

Daily Maverick op-ed by Shelagh Gastrow, Director of GastrowBloch Philanthropies.

 

26May

Franschoek Literary Festival: A critique of charity

Franschoek Literary Festival: A critique of charity

By Shelagh Gastrow, Outgoing Executive Director of Inyathelo

View the original article in the Daily Maverick

Recently Thando Mgqolozana created a furore at the Franschoek Literary Festival, when he claimed that his presence in a nearly all-white event led him, as a black participant to feel like an “anthropological subject”. These are complex issues. So what underlies Mgqolozana’s cry?

23March

Can government simply deregister outspoken non-profits? by Shelagh Gastrow

Can government simply deregister outspoken non-profits? by Shelagh Gastrow

The abuse of non-profits that are, in essence, just doing their job, is on the increase. There appears to be a distinct lack of political education about our Constitution within the ruling party. And there also appear to be disturbing and ongoing threats to independent organisations who speak out against the ANC.

17February

Accolades and well wishes for Shelagh Gastrow

Shelagh Gastrow: Executive Director, Inyathelo

Tributes pour in for Shelagh Gastrow who recently announced her resignation as Inyathelo's Executive Director.  As evidenced by the quantity and calibre of the testimonials below, Shelagh has made an invaluable contribution to South African civil society, higher education and the growth of philanthropy. We wish her all the very best with her new venture.

17December

Shelagh Gastrow interviewed on CNBC Africa.

Shelagh Gastrow interviewed on CNBC Africa.
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According to Barclays, South Africans are the most philanthropic on the continent. Shelagh Gastrow, Executive Director and Founder of Inyathelo: South African Institute for Philanthropy joins CNBC Africa for more...