The Women’s Funding Network

I worked with the Women's Funding Network on a year-long project exploring ways to use online technology and data to support their global network.
The Women's Funding Network

The Women’s Funding Network is a San Francisco-based network of grant-makers focused on improving the lives of women and girls worldwide. I worked as an independent consultant with WFN from June 2010 to October 2011 on the Online Engagement Project, an initiative exploring opportunities for WFN to use online technology, visualization, and data to support their work and the work of their member funds. The project included a discovery phase, based on research, interviews, and discussion with a range of stakeholders, followed by a pilot phase, consisting of a set of pilot projects with member funds.

While the primary output was a series of reports documenting my findings and outlining a roadmap for implementation, my work also included a number of smaller, concrete projects to test our findings and take advantage of “quick win” opportunities. Highlights include: