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How a Would-Be Medical Student Took on Nonprofit R&D | Renuka Kher, Tipping Point

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November 21, 2016   |   42 minutes

The managing director of Tipping Point’s research and development engine, T Lab, Renuka Kher is a passionate problem solver with a refreshing take on the social sector. In this episode, Renuka shares how her background in science and design informed her approach to funding and experimentation at nonprofits.

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A Data Scientist With a Heart for Impact | Jackie Roshan, Pencils of Promise

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November 11, 2016   |   38 minutes

Jackie and Pencils of Promise are leading the way toward new heights of impact evaluation and transparency in the sector. Intent on identifying and optimizing programs that change lives, she and her team are using the power of data and accountability to unlock the potential of more than 33,000 students.

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10+ Life Lessons From the COO of Movemeant Foundation

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November 04, 2016   |   45 minutes

As a decision-maker in both the for-profit and nonprofit worlds, Charina offers us some big time advice in just 40 minutes. Her commitment to ongoing learning and development, conscious mindfulness, and dedication to simply ‘doing good’ make her a strong leader whose lessons learned may help you move forward in your own journey.

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Special Edition: The Future of Breast Cancer with Sarah Storey, Bright Pink

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October 27, 2016   |   25 minutes

Sarah Storey, President of Bright Pink, is making bold, measurable changes in the world of breast and ovarian cancer. Bright Pink is known for their innovative self-assessment tool, assessyourrisk.org, which launched in 2015. Since then, over 500,000 women have taken the comprehensive, 19-question risk assessment for both breast and ovarian cancer.

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This Woman is Leading a New Era of Corporate Social Responsibility | Michele Sullivan, Caterpillar & Caterpillar Foundation

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October 21, 2016   |   38 minutes

“I believe we all have a role to play, not only in our own successes, but in the successes of others, and I believe we must come together to make these changes.” As the President of the Caterpillar Foundation and Director of Corporate Social Innovation for Caterpillar, this sense of responsibility motivates and inspires Michele Sullivan on a daily basis.

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How GE Defines Corporate Responsibility | Deborah Elam, GE & GE Foundation

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October 14, 2016   |   34 minutes

As the president of the GE Foundation and the Chief Diversity Officer of GE, Deborah Elam is responsible for answering this question for one of the largest companies in the world. In her 30 years of work at GE, she identified an overlap between her efforts to provide employees with equal opportunity and the foundation’s philanthropic areas of focus.

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How the Wilderness Inspired This Veteran to Become a Nonprofit Director | Stacy Bare, Director, Sierra Club Outdoors

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September 30, 2016   |   37 minutes

Before Stacy Bare became the director of Sierra Club Outdoors, he served in Iraq. His transition out of the army was marked by drug and alcohol addictions and depression. But the more he got outside, the more his experiences in the wilderness helped him to see the healing power of the outdoors.

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This CEO Represents the Next Generation of Nonprofits | Brett Hagler, ‎CEO & Co-Founder, New Story

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September 23, 2016   |   42 minutes

Brett shares advice for attracting a high-profile board of advisors, how he and his team nailed their 10-minute pitch, why Scott Harrison of charity: water is among his top three most influential mentors, and how he remains a lifelong learner through podcasts and books.

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The Visionary Who’s Redefining Philanthropy | Jacob Lief, CEO, Ubuntu

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September 16, 2016   |   42 minutes

Jacob’s journey of growing Ubuntu into a world-renowned leader in education is marked with many monumental challenges and milestones—including a pivot that completely changed the organization’s funding model, seven years into its operations.

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Dirk Van Velzen, Prison Scholar Fund | Thriving in the Face of Adversity

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September 9, 2016   |   30 minutes

Dirk takes us on his journey from stepping into prison in 1999 to pursuing education for himself and others during his experience.

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Leah Gilliam, Girls Who Code | Leading the Way for Women in Tech

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September 2, 2016   |   48 minutes

Leah Gilliam, the VP of education, strategy, and innovation at Girls Who Code, takes us on a personal journey that covers everything from her avant-garde parents to her thoughts on why human-centered design is critical for social change.

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Cindy Jones-Nyland, Heifer International | Leading With Intuition

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August 26, 2016   |   44 minutes

Cindy Jones-Nyland, the former CMO of Heifer International, joins us for a personal conversation about following your gut and running the marketing team of one of the largest nonprofits in the world.

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Lauren Bush Lauren, FEED | Approaching Business With Head and Heart

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August 16, 2016   |   43 minutes

Iconic female entrepreneur Lauren Bush Lauren speaks openly about her early days founding FEED and the challenges and milestones that have carved her path since.

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The Beginning of a Movement with More Than Me’s Founder & CEO

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August 09, 2016   |   27 minutes

Katie Meyler, CEO of More Than Me, discusses how she turned her educational academies in Liberia into Ebola outreach centers, working alongside the community on the frontlines.

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The Secret Sauce to Fundraising Success

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August 09, 2016   |   26 minutes

From engagement tactics to scalable technology, we talk with Senior Development Officer, Matt Scott, and break down the secrets to Team Rubicon’s online fundraising success.

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How to Grow a Powerhouse Grassroots Organization

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July 11, 2016   |   17 minutes

In this episode, founders of Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO) Kennedy Odede and Jessica Posner discuss the key to community-driven solutions to poverty.

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