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The show where you’ll hear the stories of young professionals in the non-profit sector working to change the world. We’ll dive into their backgrounds, hear about the work they do, and ultimately learn how they got to where they are and how you can do the same. With the non-profit sector comprising one of the largest US workforces by tackling the world’s biggest problems across 9 major categories, you may just hear something that could change your life, and through it, the lives of countless others.

Aspiring Altruists Adam Sickle

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The show where you’ll hear the stories of young professionals in the non-profit sector working to change the world. We’ll dive into their backgrounds, hear about the work they do, and ultimately learn how they got to where they are and how you can do the same. With the non-profit sector comprising one of the largest US workforces by tackling the world’s biggest problems across 9 major categories, you may just hear something that could change your life, and through it, the lives of countless others.

    Dalia Ahmed - Feeding America

    Dalia Ahmed - Feeding America

    In this episode, we have a guest who has a passion for helping others, Dalia Ahmed. Dalia is the manager of Corporate Employee Engagement at Feeding America, an organization that works to end hunger in the US. They are the largest U.S. charity by revenue. Dalia has gone from the for-profit to the nonprofit sector already early in her career, learning about the challenges of each and experiencing the pull towards mission-focused work. She’ll share with us more about that journey, how her volunteer efforts have impacted her early career, how her faith has played a role in all of this, and more. 
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    Music: Spark of Inspiration by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com

    • 27 min
    Nina Alomar - PathForwardVA

    Nina Alomar - PathForwardVA

    Today’s show features a guest who has a passion for helping people experiencing homelessness, Nina Alomar. Nina is the Volunteer and Corporate Engagement Coordinator at PathForwardVA. She has lived all across the country, gaining a deep appreciation along the way for the realities of the challenges people face that she’s now working to take on. She shares with us more about how that passion grew, about what she has learned along her journey and more.
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    Music: Spark of Inspiration by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com

    • 22 min
    Juan Perez - English Empowerment Center

    Juan Perez - English Empowerment Center

    This episode features a guest with a passion for helping the immigrant population, Juan Perez. Juan is the Student Services Coordinator at the English Empowerment Center. He’s still pretty fresh out of school, having just graduated in 2021, and he elected to head right into the non-profit sector. Similar to myself and many other guests, Juan decided that he wanted to work to make a positive impact on those around him and the world in an area that’s meaningful to him. 
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    Music: Spark of Inspiration by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com

    • 17 min
    Becky Oswalt - National Endowment for Democracy

    Becky Oswalt - National Endowment for Democracy

    This episode features a guest that I know personally, Becky Oswalt. Becky is the Assistant Program Officer for Latin America at the National Endowment for Democracy. She’s doing this after having been a Fullbright Scholar with the Department of State, along with other experiences such as having been a Legislative Fellow at the House of Representatives. She shares with us a bit about the work she does, how her experiences across the public and private sectors have led to where she is today, and how her passion for international work manifests itself in her career.

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    Music: Spark of Inspiration by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com

    • 19 min
    Kathrine Morris - NeighborWorks America

    Kathrine Morris - NeighborWorks America

    This episode features a guest that’s a bit of a unique one, Kathrine Morris. Kathrine is a Relationship Manager at NeighborWorks America. The reason she’s a unique guest is that she hosts a podcast of her own, Nine Lives with Kat. Through our conversation, we explore the vast journey across the nonprofit sector that she’s been on since undergrad, learn more about her podcast, hear how her master’s degree has impacted her early career, and more.

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    Music: Spark of Inspiration by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com

    • 21 min
    Dennis Barrett - The Trevor Project

    Dennis Barrett - The Trevor Project

    This episode features someone who has gone from the political world to the non-profit sector, back to politics, and now back once again to the non-profit sector, Dennis Barrett. Dennis is an Advocacy Campaign Manager at The Trevor Project. As you can guess, he has a broad range of experience from his early career adventures, and he shares with us about that journey as well as how he lives out his passion through his work daily, along with much more.

    Dennis can be reached via LinkedIn or via email.



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    Music: Spark of Inspiration by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com

    • 23 min

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20james20 ,

Eye-opening!

It’s a peek into a point of view that is often missing amidst the mad dash for the American Dream. I love hearing how people my age are making real change and I hope to translate some of this to my future career!

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