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In this week's episode, our guest is Robin Steinberg, the founder of the Bail Project and three other high-impact organizations: the Bronx Defenders, the Bronx Freedom Fund, and Still She Rises.
Aug 16, 2023
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In this episode, our Host and CEO of BBB Wise Giving Alliance, Art Taylor, shares his thoughts on clothing donations.
Aug 09, 2023
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In this week's episode, our guest is Elvia Castro, Associate Director, Charity Evaluation, BBB Wise Giving Alliance. We discuss the findings of our latest Donor Trust Special Report: Donor Participation.
Aug 01, 2023
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In this week's episode, our guest is the CEO of the American Red Cross, Gail McGovern. We talk to her about her passion for the mission of the Red Cross and her journey to become the CEO of one of the largest philanthropic organizations in the world.
Jul 31, 2023
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In this week's episode, our guest is Margaret Richardson, the Chief Corporate Affairs Officer at GoFundMe. Margaret joined GoFundMe in May 2022 to lead a newly established corporate affairs team after decades in both the public and private sectors.
Jul 26, 2023
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Jacob Harold is a social change strategist, author, and executive. He served as CEO of GuideStar, co-founder of Candid, and as a staff leader at the Hewlett Foundation, Bridgespan, Greenpeace, and Rainforest Action Network. Harold studied ethics at Duke and earned an MBA at Stanford.
Jul 13, 2023