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Kuraishi, Mari

Mari co-founded GlobalGiving in 2002 with Dennis Whittle and currently leads the organization. In 2011, Mari was named one of Foreign Policy's top 100 Global Thinkers for "crowdsourcing worldsaving." Before GlobalGiving, she worked at the World Bank where she managed and created some of the Bank's most innovative projects, including the first ever Innovation and Development Marketplaces. Mari currently serves as chair of the board of Guidestar US. Follow Mari on Twitter at @mashenka.

Posts by Kuraishi, Mari

  • Leveraging #GivingTuesday for Sustainable Year-Round Giving (01.31.17 )

    By Mari Kuraishi and Kevin Conroy The unofficial holiday known as #GivingTuesday—a one-day campaign for charitable giving celebrated after Black Friday and Cyber Monday—is now officially one of the biggest giving days of the year, and it’s only been around since 2012.

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