Too often, the quiet power of female philanthropic leaders is overlooked. Again and again, famous rich men are afforded the lion's share of the credit for big gifts or initiatives actually masterminded by their wives or daughters.
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The issue of child marriage and the work of "Girls Not Brides" -- announced yesterday at the Clinton Global Initiative -- highlight the challenges ahead for gender advancement.
Maria Eitel is the founding President and CEO of the Nike Foundation where she works to unleash the girl effect, the unique potential of 600 million adolescent girls.
Pamela Shifman, Director of Initiatives for Women and Girls at the NoVo Foundation, discusses the status of women, philanthropic investment, her advice to President Obama, and much more.
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