Selected Videos and Podcasts

Ecosystems for Financing Transformation: A Lively Frontier, July 2021

Panel speaker. See 26.10-30.27 perspectives on financing transformation, 41.16- 43.27 on shifting power, 48.31-50.42 closing and advice to funders and social change leaders

Invited to speak at this webinar as a thought leader in the emerging field of transformation finance and contributor to the report of Catalyst 2030 “An Investigation into Financing Transformation”. The report focuses on the need to form an “ecosystem for financing transformation” and cites Co-Impact as an example of an innovative steward and funder.

Inversión Social para el Cambio Sistémico, October 2020

Keynote interviewee. See 1:42 – 2:06 for personal introduction, overview of Co-Impact, and thoughts for social change leaders

Grupo de Fundaciones y Empresas and Ashoka Argentina invited Silvia to be their keynote interviewee speaking in Spanish about systems change philanthropy for a flagship event which was livestreamed to over 300 people from all across the Americas.

The Ashoka Systems Change Podcast: Silvia Bastante de Unverhau Discusses Funding Systems Change, August 2020

Main speaker. 42 minutes

Interviewed by Ashoka for their Systems Change Podcast discussing background, and the the state of funding towards systems change as well as the approach and focus of Co-Impact.

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Founders Pledge Forum 2019: Open Source Philanthropy in the New Age of Collaboration, June 2019

Panel speaker. See 0.32 – 3:29 introduction, 7:10-10:22 grants from Co-Impact, 14:44 – 17:58 and 20:33-22:49 questions and answers

Invited by Founders Pledge to discuss how can we create the infrastructure and culture for philanthropists, NGOs, governments, researchers, activists, and civil society to learn from each other and collaborate to scale the best ideas.

Alliance Magazine and the Thomson Reuters Foundation: Alliance Breakfast Club – #SystemsChange, London, March 2019

Panel speaker. See 24:10 – 38:21 introduction, overview of Co-Impact and systems change

This dialogue was based on a whole issue focused on systems change in Alliance Magazine, a leading magazine for philanthropy and social investment worldwide. It was one of the most well attended and rated by an audience of practitioners in philanthropy.

Philanthropy in Transition: Better Ways to Do Good, Los Angeles, May 2018

Panel speaker. See 2:47 – 3:31 explaining growth of philanthropy, 8:20 – 9:36 explaining changes in philanthropy and 16:11 –17:54 on Co-Impact and systems change

This session during the Milken Institute’s Global Conference, brought together some of the leading practitioners and thinkers in the space discussing how philanthropy can help tackle complex global issues and sharing the latest trends in this regard.

Stockholm Philanthropy Symposium 2017, What Are the Trends and Lessons Learned for Philanthropy Advisors and the New Generation of Philanthropists? Stockholm, May 2017

Panel speaker. See 7:01 – 8:08 introduction, 17:59 – 21:50 and 25:38- 27:14 explaining work of philanthropy advisory

This session during the Stockholm Philanthropy Symposium, a forum for dialogue, new ideas, networking and to encourage cross-border collaboration, focused on the role of philanthropy advisors.