From funders to partners: elevating community expertise to help communities thrive
Funders must see communities as partners rather than 'problems to solve'. A funder and a foundation discuss how we can rewrite the rules of philanthropy.
Marshall Stowell oversees communications at the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation. In this role, he develops strategic communications and advocacy initiatives that advance the mission of the Hilton Foundation, amplifies the organization’s programmatic goals, engages stakeholders and helps elevate the voices of people living in the affected communities we serve. Before joining the Foundation, Stowell spent 14 years at the global health organization Population Services International, where he led global communications and advocacy efforts across 50 countries in the areas of malaria, family planning, HIV, diarrheal disease, pneumonia and sanitation.