Vinson Cunningham

Former Deputy Speechwriter

Authored Content

  • Aug 20 2014
    Blog Post This Time Next Year As part of our resilience work, The Rockefeller Foundation supported the creation of This Time Next Year, a documentary about Long Beach Island, a small coastal New Jersey community, and its struggle to bounce back from Superstorm Sandy. The film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival back in May, and we spoke with directors Farihah […] Vinson Cunningham
  • Apr 14 2014
    Blog Post This DJing Whiz-Kid is Helping Spark Innovation in Africa Last year, after scouring the globe for the organizations and individuals working to harness the power of innovation on behalf of poor and vulnerable populations, we were thrilled to announce three winners of the 2013 Next Century Innovators Award. One of the winners was Global Minimum’s Innovate Salone initiative, a challenge that empowers youth in Sierra […] Vinson Cunningham
  • Mar 07 2014
    Blog Post How One Initiative Empowers Women—One Bicycle At A Time With International Women’s Day on the horizon, it’s a good time to give some insight into The Rockefeller Foundation’s holistic, wide-ranging approach to women and gender. We look at every initiative we put into development with an eye toward uncovering the social norms, gender roles and biases that aren’t always explicit, but underpin or hinder […] Vinson Cunningham