What is the Feminist Philanthropy Forum?

What colors does it have?
What does it taste like?
What is it made of?

What is the Feminist Philanthropy Forum?

What colors does it have?
What does it taste like?
What is it made of?

June 6th – Welcome dinner
June 7th and 8th – Presentations and conversations

Venue: Camino Real Polanco México
Mariano Escobedo 700, Col. Anzures, Alc. Miguel Hidalgo, C.P. 11590, Ciudad de México

 

June 6th – Welcome dinner
June 7th and 8th – Presentations and conversations

Venue: Camino Real Polanco México
Mariano Escobedo 700, Col. Anzures, Alc. Miguel Hidalgo, C.P. 11590, Ciudad de México

It is a space to share knowledge and good practices around philanthropy. We want to make visible funding needs and experiences that promote informed decision making by donors.

Agenda

19:00 –
21:00
Welcome dinner
9:00 – 10:00 Registration
10:00 – 11:30 Inauguration speech and Forum goals

Welcome and Forum Objectives
Gabriela Toledo and Tania Turner (Fondo Semillas)

The Feminist Movement in Mexico and the country’s political, social and economic context
Diana Medina (Fondo Semillas) y Máximo Jaramillo (Gatitos vs la desigualdad)

11:30 – 12:00 Coffee break
12:00 – 13:30 Dialogue Panel:

Best practices for feminist financing: flexibility, trust and multi annual grants
Moderator: Tania Turner (Fondo Semillas)
Guests: Sophia Hernández (Ford Foundation), Medina Haeri (OAK Foundation), Maitri Morarji (FJS), Hana ElSafoury (EDGE Funders)

13:30 – 15:00 Lunch
Toy Salon
15:00 – 16:00 Master Conference

Transfeminist fights against antigender neoconservadurism and its alignment with the transexclusive movement
Sayak Valencia  (Fondo Semillas Assembly) and Siobhan Guerrero (CEIICH-UNAM)

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break
16:30 – 17:30 Master Conference:

The intersection between care economy and feminist activism
Alexandra Haas (Oxfam México)

18:00 – 19:00 Optional Activity:

Documentary screening: “El tiempo de la hormiga” (The Time of the Ant), Stephanie Brewster (director)

9:00 – 10:00

Presentation:

More and better financing for a dignified activism
Diana Medina (Fondo Semillas)

10:00 – 11:30

Dialogue Panel:

The justice we want and the financing we need
Moderator: Ana Pecova (Women First International Fund)
Panelists: Denisse Vélez (Equidad de Género, Ciudadanía, Trabajo y Familia), Claudia Gómez (Grupo Género, Trabajo y Territorio), Sara Beatriz Álvarez (consultant)

11:30 – 12:00Coffee break
12:00 – 13:30

Dialogue Panel:

Challenges of corporate philanthropy for feminist funding
Moderator: Friné Salguero (ILSB)
Panelists: Annemarie Elsom (Nike), Alejandra Angarita (NMP), Adeline Azrack (Fondation Chanel), Cecilia Román (Uber México), Carmina Galicia (Fundación ADO), Céline Bonnaire (Fundación Kering)

13:30 – 15:00Lunch
Toy Salon
15:00 – 16:30

Master Conference:

Activist’s answers on violence
Moderator: Ana Pecova (Women First International Fund)
Panelists: Estefanía Vela (Intersecta), Tania Hernández (Equis: Justicia para las Mujeres), Bibiana Mendoza (Hasta Encontrarte), Artemisa Cabrera (Tu Historia Importa)

16:30 – 17:00Coffee break
17:00 – 18:30

Simultaneous Panels:

1)    Overview of the abortion movement in Mexico and its funding challenges. (Morelia Salon) Panel registration here.

Cesángari López (Global Fund for Women) and Dirce Navarrete (feminist political scientist)

2)     Feminist response to emergency and crises. (Veracruz Salon) Panel registration here.

Anaid Alcázar (Fondo Semillas) and Rodrigo Galindo (Oxfam México)

19:00 – 21:00

Final conclusions

PARTY!

10:00 – 14:00
Join us to visit Las Panas, one of the organizations financed by Fondo Semillas!
This is a project that uses the craft of baking as a space to reflect on the violence experienced by women.

We will have a round trip transfer from the forum venue.
Space is limited to 20 people, food included.
19:00 –
21:00
Welcome dinner
9:00 – 10:00 Registration
10:00 – 11:30 Inauguration speech and Forum goals

Welcome and Forum Objectives
Gabriela Toledo and Tania Turner (Fondo Semillas)

The Feminist Movement in Mexico and the country’s political, social and economic context
Diana Medina (Fondo Semillas) y Máximo Jaramillo (Gatitos vs la desigualdad)

11:30 – 12:00 Coffee break
12:00 – 13:30 Dialogue Panel:

Best practices for feminist financing: flexibility, trust and multi annual grants
Moderator: Tania Turner (Fondo Semillas)
Guests: Sophia Hernández (Ford Foundation), Medina Haeri (OAK Foundation), Maitri Morarji (FJS), Hana ElSafoury (EDGE Funders)

13:30 – 15:00 Lunch
Toy Salon
15:00 – 16:00 Master Conference

Transfeminist fights against antigender neoconservadurism and its alignment with the transexclusive movement
Sayak Valencia  (Fondo Semillas Assembly) and Siobhan Guerrero (CEIICH-UNAM)

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break
16:30 – 17:30 Master Conference:

The intersection between care economy and feminist activism
Alexandra Haas (Oxfam México)

18:00 – 19:00 Optional Activity:

Documentary screening: “El tiempo de la hormiga” (The Time of the Ant), Stephanie Brewster (director)

9:00 – 10:00

Presentation:

More and better financing for a dignified activism
Diana Medina (Fondo Semillas)

10:00 – 11:30

Dialogue Panel:

The justice we want and the financing we need
Moderator: Ana Pecova (Women First International Fund)
Panelists: Denisse Vélez (Equidad de Género, Ciudadanía, Trabajo y Familia), Claudia Gómez (Grupo Género, Trabajo y Territorio), Sara Beatriz Álvarez (consultant)

11:30 – 12:00Coffee break
12:00 – 13:30

Dialogue Panel:

Challenges of corporate philanthropy for feminist funding
Moderator: Friné Salguero (ILSB)
Panelists: Annemarie Elsom (Nike), Alejandra Angarita (NMP), Adeline Azrack (Fondation Chanel), Cecilia Román (Uber México), Carmina Galicia (Fundación ADO), Céline Bonnaire (Fundación Kering)

13:30 – 15:00Lunch
Toy Salon
15:00 – 16:30

Master Conference:

Activist’s answers on violence
Moderator: Ana Pecova (Women First International Fund)
Panelists: Estefanía Vela (Intersecta), Tania Hernández (Equis: Justicia para las Mujeres), Bibiana Mendoza (Hasta Encontrarte), Artemisa Cabrera (Tu Historia Importa)

16:30 – 17:00Coffee break
17:00 – 18:30

Simultaneous Panels:

1)    Overview of the abortion movement in Mexico and its funding challenges. (Morelia Salon) Panel registration here.

Cesángari López (Global Fund for Women) and Dirce Navarrete (feminist political scientist)

2)     Feminist response to emergency and crises. (Veracruz Salon) Panel registration here.

Anaid Alcázar (Fondo Semillas) and Rodrigo Galindo (Oxfam México)

19:00 – 21:00

Final conclusions

PARTY!

10:00 – 14:00
Join us to visit Las Panas, one of the organizations financed by Fondo Semillas!
This is a project that uses the craft of baking as a space to reflect on the violence experienced by women.

We will have a round trip transfer from the forum venue.
Space is limited to 20 people, food included.

Speakers

Gabriela Toledo

Co-Executive Director at Fondo Semillas.

Tania Turner

Co-Executive Director at Fondo Semillas

Diana Medina

Analysis and Institutional Strengthening Coordinator at Fondo Semillas

Máximo Jaramillo-Molina

Director of “Gatitos contra la Desigualdad” (Kittens Against Inequalities)

Sophia Hernández

Program Officer at the Ford Foundation BUILD team

Medina Haeri

Programme officer with the Issues Affecting Women programme at the Oak Foundation

Maitri Morarji

Director of Programs at Foundation for a Just Society

Hana ElSafoury

Program and Engagement Officer at EDGE Funders Alliance

Sayak Valencia

Fondo Semillas’ Board Member

Siobhan Guerrero

Researcher at CEIICH-UNAM

Alexandra Haas

CEO of Oxfam Mexico

Ana Pecova

Director of Advancement at Women First International Fund

Denisse Vélez

Responsible for Research on Policies and Budgets for Gender Equality and Sustainable Development at Equidad de Género, Ciudadanía, Trabajo y Familia

Claudia Gómez

Grupo Territorio, Género y Extractivismo (Territory, Gender and Extractivism Group)

Sara Beatriz Álvarez

Consultant

Friné Salguero

Director of the Instituto de Liderazgo Simone de Beauvoir

Annemarie Elsom

Director of Social and Community Impact for Nike in Mexico and Latin America

Adeline Azrack

Managing Director at Fondation Chanel

Cecilia Román

Communications and Security Alliances Coordinator for Uber in Mexico

Carmina Galicia

Head of Social Investment and Projects at Fundación ADO

Céline Bonnaire

Executive Director at Kering Foundation

Estefanía Vela

Executive Director at Intersecta

Tania Hernández

Institutional Development Coordinator at Equis: Justicia para las Mujeres

Bibiana Mendoza

Founder of Hasta Encontrarte

Artemisa Cabrera

Co-Founder of “Tu Historia Importa” (Your Story Matters)

Cesángari López Martínez

Learning and Evaluation Officer at the Global Fund for Women

Dirce Navarrete

Feminist political scientist

Anaid Alcázar

Partnerships, Emergency and Crisis Response Coordinator

Rodrigo Galindo

Manager of the Common Goods and Territory program at Oxfam Mexico

Do you need accommodation options?

Information about the nearest places of accommodation to the headquarters.

Mariano Escobedo 700, Anzures, Miguel Hidalgo, 11590 Ciudad de México, CDMX
Phone number: 55 5263 8888
Web page

If you make your reservation by telephone mention the code: CODSEMILLAS
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Walking distance from Camino Real Hotel, 500 meters
Tolstoi 22, Anzures, Miguel Hidalgo, 11590 Ciudad de México, CDMX
Phone number: 55 5262 0840
Web page

Walking distance from Camino Real Hotel, 400 meters
Leibnitz 120, Anzures, Miguel Hidalgo, 11590 Ciudad de México, CDMX
Phone number: 55 5249 8080
Web page

Places to visit in Mexico City

Monumento a la Revolución (Monument to the Revolution)

The Monument to Mexican Revolution is an emblematic symbol in Mexico City. It is an architectural work that serves as a mausoleum for prominent figures of the Revolution.

Palacio de Bellas Artes (The Palace of Fine Arts)

The Palace of Fine Arts is one of the most renowned art venues in the country. It is home to the National Institute of Fine Arts and Literature. It hosts the National Theater Company, the National Symphony Orchestra, the National Opera Company, the Folkloric Ballet of Mexico, and the Fine Arts Chamber Orchestra.

Zócalo (The Constitution Square)

The Constitution Square or "Zócalo" is the main square in the city. It is a place full of history and located in what was once the center of Tenochtitlan. Today, this place is surrounded by spaces such as the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Government Palace, the City Government Offices, and countless museums.

Would you like to acquire products made by organizations supported by Fondo Semillas?

Corazón Verde is a network made up of eight organizations of women artists and craftswomen from Chiapas, Puebla, Hidalgo, Estado de México, and Mexico City.

Creama is a group of women that promotes economic autonomy by creating amaranth products so that they can earn their own income.

Las Panas is an organization that train women in the craft of baking while they also create a space to reflect on the violence they experience.

panes

Illustrations: Viridiana Montiel and Tania María Carrillo

Illustrations: Viridiana Montiel
and Tania María Carrillo