Mary Ellen Iskenderian on women's philanthropy
From SmartBlog/Big Think:
A strong philanthropist leader in her own right, Mary Ellen Iskenderian, president and CEO of Women’s World Banking, said she believes that individual leaders can affect not only the lives of others, but also the world at large.
“In coming to Women’s World Banking, I’d say, the greatest privilege is that I meet — literally, daily — women who are clients, who are leaders of our institutions, founders of our organizations, whose lives, if left to their own devices, would have gone in a very, very different path,” Iskenderian said.
Those women, she said, have made an enormous impact on the world because of “their commitment, their dedication, their seeing a wrong, and not allowing it to stand…”