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Heart of Giving Podcast: Powerful Black Women Giving Back, Part 3 video icon

This week, for our 100th episode, we continue our Powerful Black Women Giving back series with Part 3 featuring Mesky Brhane, Practice Manager, The World Bank, Lysa Ratliff, CEO of KABOOM!, and Elizabeth Clay Roy, CEO of Generation Citizen.
Sep 07, 2022

Wise Giving Wednesday: Devastating Flooding Impacts Millions in Pakistan

The United Nations reports that an estimated 33 million people are impacted by devastating flooding in Pakistan that has taken more than 1,000 lives.
Aug 31, 2022

Heart of Giving Podcast: Powerful Black Women Giving Back, Part 2 video icon

This is Part 2 of our new Powerful Black Women Giving Back series. This week we feature clips from our previous interviews with Dr. Helene Gayle, President of Spelman College, Dr. Una Osili, Associate Dean for Research and International Programs at the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, and Angela Williams, CEO of United Way Worldwide.
Aug 30, 2022

Wise Giving Wednesday: Flooding Hits Texas, Gulf Coast States and Lower Mississippi Valley

As much as 15 inches of rain flooded the Dallas/Fort Worth area this week and torrential rains also extended into Louisiana and the Lower Mississippi Valley.
Aug 24, 2022

Heart of Giving Podcast: Powerful Black Women Giving Back, Part 1 video icon

This is Part 1 of our new Powerful Black Women Giving Back series. This week we feature clips from our previous interviews with Judy Belk, CEO of California Wellness Foundation, Dr. Cherise Hamblin, OBGYN and Founder of Patients are Waiting, and Asahi Pompey, Goldman Sachs Partner and Head of Goldman Sachs Foundation.
Aug 23, 2022

Wise Giving Wednesday: Government Regulation vs. Voluntary Standards

For today’s Wise Giving Wednesday, we wanted to revisit a topic – the difference between government regulations and voluntary standards.
Aug 17, 2022