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Our guest this week is Eduardo Vilaro, Artistic Director and CEO of Ballet Hispànico in New York City. Eduardo shares his journey from childhood Cuban immigrant in the Bronx to a leader and innovator in high-end performing arts. He also discusses his efforts to expand and diversify both his performers and audience while adapting a classical dance genre to 21st-century tastes and politics.
Aug 04, 2021
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Charity Overboarding

It’s common practice for charities to invite prominent business executives and community leaders to serve on their governing boards.
Aug 04, 2021
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Donating More Than the Cost of a Moon Landing

On July 20, 1969, 52 years ago, with the help of Apollo 11 and the Eagle Lunar Module, Neil Armstrong placed a footprint on the surface of the moon.
Jul 28, 2021
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In this week's episode, our guests are Kari Luther Rosbeck, President and CEO, TSC Alliance and Susan E. Sherman, MHA Executive Director & CEO, The LAM Foundation. We talk about rare diseases, what motivates these leaders to work in this field, and a lot more.
Jul 27, 2021
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Wise Giving Wednesday: $1.4 Million Embezzler Sentenced

On June 25, 2021, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the District of Massachusetts announced that a woman was sentenced to six years in prison and to pay restitution for two fraud and embezzlement schemes that resulted in a $1.4 million theft form two nonprofit organizations.
Jul 21, 2021
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In this week's episode, we hear from three different individuals who took the initiative to impact the lives of a few individuals around them. Our guests, Gerard Taylor, Ky Howard, and Pamela Diaz, realize that while it might not always be possible to impact others' lives at a massive scale without the support of a big organization, sometimes all it takes is a small act of generosity to make small but significant changes around them.
Jul 21, 2021

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