Founded by lisbet rausing and peter baldwin, arcadia supports charities and scholarly institutions to preserve cultural heritage, protect the environment, and promote open access. Since 2002, we have awarded more than $570 million in grants to projects around the world.

Arcadia Fund 2 weeks ago

How to support fellow scholars at the University of California @UCLA bit.ly/2J62RHC (share YOUR published works!) @OA_Button #OpenAccess

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Arcadia Fund 2 weeks ago

1956, Pretoria, South Africa. Thousands of women protested the government's pass laws to control the movement of black SAs. Medu Art Ensemble poster commemorates them with what became the anthem of women’s struggle against apartheid bit.ly/2J2p0Xc @UCLA_Library #IWD2019

test Twitter Media - 1956, Pretoria, South Africa. Thousands of women protested the government's pass laws to control the movement of black SAs. Medu Art Ensemble poster commemorates them with what became the anthem of women’s struggle against apartheid https://t.co/zZ3T71vaId @UCLA_Library #IWD2019 https://t.co/5k60xNmj37
Arcadia Fund 2 weeks ago

The gender gap in science: How long until women are equally represented? Published in the #openaccess journal @PLOSbiology bit.ly/2TpxNr5 Further reforms are needed... #BalanceforBetter #IWD2019

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Arcadia Fund 2 weeks ago

There are so many inspirational women working on improving global access to knowledge inc. @AprilHathcock @Anasuyashh @hjoseph @denalbz @jessicapolka @irynakuchma Shout-out @VickySteeves for the Women Working in Openness list bit.ly/2IWxdfB #BalanceforBetter #IWD2019

test Twitter Media - There are so many inspirational women working on improving global access to knowledge inc. @AprilHathcock @Anasuyashh @hjoseph @denalbz @jessicapolka @irynakuchma Shout-out @VickySteeves for the Women Working in Openness list https://t.co/CM5mGYggbq #BalanceforBetter #IWD2019 https://t.co/SE2xzIrTeD
Arcadia Fund 2 weeks ago

Sofia Lidzhi-Goryaeva was 4 when the Soviets deported the Kalmyks to Siberia in '43. She devoted her life to preserving her people’s heritage, threatened even after they returned home. Today, a leading sociologist, Sofia advises the #Kalmyk Government on cultural revival #IWD2019

test Twitter Media - Sofia Lidzhi-Goryaeva was 4 when the Soviets deported the Kalmyks to Siberia in '43. She devoted her life to preserving her people’s heritage, threatened even after they returned home. Today, a leading sociologist, Sofia advises the #Kalmyk Government on cultural revival #IWD2019 https://t.co/90uSjf1T3H
Arcadia Fund 2 weeks ago

Aum Dema is a rarity in #Bhutan. She plays the flute, which, like other musical instruments, is normally played by men. Aum Dema grew up obsessed with flutes and oboes, and eventually broke the cultural barrier and became a well-known flute player and singer #IWD2019

test Twitter Media - Aum Dema is a rarity in #Bhutan. She plays the flute, which, like other musical instruments, is normally played by men. Aum Dema grew up obsessed with flutes and oboes, and eventually broke the cultural barrier and became a well-known flute player and singer #IWD2019 https://t.co/IhOaMoNTkE
Arcadia Fund 2 weeks ago

Did you know... Elsevier is the publisher with one of the worst #genderpaygaps in the UK bit.ly/2GUzhA9 (The gender pay gap is the difference between the average hourly earnings of a company’s male and female employees) #BalanceforBetter #IWD2019

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Arcadia Fund 2 weeks ago

Only 18% of @Wikipedia bios are about women. But we can change this. The WikiProject @WikiWomenInRed addresses content gender gap and under-representation of women and their achievements by turning "redlinks" (non-existent entries) into blue ones #BalanceforBetter #IWD2019

test Twitter Media - Only 18% of @Wikipedia bios are about women. But we can change this. The WikiProject @WikiWomenInRed addresses content gender gap and under-representation of women and their achievements by turning "redlinks" (non-existent entries) into blue ones #BalanceforBetter #IWD2019 https://t.co/b9Vqllbj9E
Arcadia Fund 2 weeks ago

Dorothy Nyembe was a South African political and women's rights activist. Fighting against Apartheid law, she was sentenced to 15yrs - the longest term handed to a woman. In 1994, SA's first non-racial elections, she became MP #IWD2019

test Twitter Media - Dorothy Nyembe was a South African political and women's rights activist. Fighting against Apartheid law, she was sentenced to 15yrs - the longest term handed to a woman. In 1994, SA's first non-racial elections, she became MP #IWD2019 https://t.co/Tbh0IN28lG
Arcadia Fund 2 weeks ago

Women are still underrepresented in discussions about how freshwater systems are managed. @intlrivers's #WomenandRivers congress starts toady, bringing women leaders from around the world to focus on sustainable river management and protection womenandrivers.com #IWD2019

test Twitter Media - Women are still underrepresented in discussions about how freshwater systems are managed. @intlrivers's #WomenandRivers congress starts toady, bringing women leaders from around the world to focus on sustainable river management and protection https://t.co/SdboR5nYZL #IWD2019 https://t.co/WilSsbinGs
Arcadia Fund 2 weeks ago

17 countries, 20 new marine protected areas, 68 strictly protected zones, 48% reduction in destructive fishing. With our support @FaunaFloraInt has worked with more than 200 partners to protect threatened marine ecosystems. Read more: bit.ly/2tWFaH3

test Twitter Media - 17 countries, 20 new marine protected areas, 68 strictly protected zones, 48% reduction in destructive fishing. With our support @FaunaFloraInt has worked with more than 200 partners to protect threatened marine ecosystems. Read more: https://t.co/oHoh0mr9eK https://t.co/YNfhuKVP2j
Arcadia Fund 2 weeks ago

6,000 and counting: Cambridge Vice-Chancellor joins #stephenhawking in making his PhD #openaccess. @Cambridge_Uni also becomes first UK university to publish a position statement on Open Research. cam.ac.uk/6000thThesis

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