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House Calls: A Conversation with Osei Boateng, a 2023 Top Ten CNN Hero
Osei Boateng, Executive Director of OKB Hope Foundation, is on of the Top Ten CNN Heroes of 2023. Since February of 2022, OKB has brought mobile healthcare screening and services to over 5,000 people in 52 rural communities across Ghana. In this episode, we learn what inspired his work and what he envisions for the future.
One Kindness at a Time: A Conversation with Jennifer Li Dotson
Jennifer Li Dotson is a veteran fundraising leader whose extraordinary work is only eclipsed by a personal journey that has taken her from an emergency landing in Hawaii to a near-death experience on Mount Everest and virtually everywhere in between. in our conversation, she recounts the many volunteers, teachers, friends, mentors, and organizations who have helped and inspired her over the years and inspire her to do the same for others today.
Don’t Ask, Don’t Get: A Conversation with Brian Saber
In this episode, we speak with Brian Saber, author, President of Asking Matters, and a veteran fundraiser with nearly four decades in the field. In his recently released fourth book, Fundraising for Introverts, Brian challenges the myth that it takes an extrovert to generate revenue for a good cause. We talk about his journey, the significance of close friendships, humor, parallel play, and vulnerability.
Planting Seeds of Change: A Conversation with TiffanyYu of Diversability
In this episode, we speak with Tiffany Yu, CEO & Founder of Diversability, an award-winning entirely disabled-run and led social enterprise to elevate disability pride, and a content creator with 200k+ followers across platforms. She is a 3x TEDx speaker and has been named a TikTok API (Asian & Pacific Islander) Trailblazer, a LinkedIn Top Voice in Disability Advocacy, and a Well+Good Changemaker. Her first book, The Anti-Ableist Manifesto, will be published by Hachette Go in 2024.
Apra Unplugged: Leaders on Today’s Data-Driven Philanthropy
Formed in 1988, Apra is the premier organization for professionals who strategically harness information and data to drive fundraising for philanthropic institutions. At this year's international gathering, Apra Prospect Development 2023, we pulled together four of the field's leading voices--Carrick Davis, Rodger Devine, Lindsey Nadeau, and Melissa Bank Stepno--to discuss the organization's and the field's past, present, and future, from DEI to data science and from AI to due diligence. This is a window on that discussion.
The Real Story: A Conversation with Chris Miano
In this episode, we speak with Chris Miano, Founder of MemoryFox, the software platform that aims to help nonprofits raise funds and stand out on social media by leveraging grassroots content. We learn about Chris' journey from Buffalo to Army Platoon Leader and Company Commander in Iraq and Afghanistan and back again and discover the stories he heard in the field and at home that fuel his passion to make authentic life stories available and accessible at last.
I love this series. They get to the heart of major issues in the Non profit market.