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The Positive Impact Philanthropy podcast interviews women entrepreneurs that have a philanthropic component to their businesses and personal life to create great impact within their business, life, and communities. Enjoy informational and light-hearted interviews with legacy giving expert and entrepreneur, Lori Kranczer!

Positive Impact Philanthropy Podcast Lori Kranczer

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The Positive Impact Philanthropy podcast interviews women entrepreneurs that have a philanthropic component to their businesses and personal life to create great impact within their business, life, and communities. Enjoy informational and light-hearted interviews with legacy giving expert and entrepreneur, Lori Kranczer!

    An Interview with Lisa Greer, Philanthropist and Author

    An Interview with Lisa Greer, Philanthropist and Author

    Join Lori and her guest, Lisa Greer, as they discuss a common issue in nonprofit management. Unfortunately, fundraisers often look at donors as a piggy bank. In this episode, Lisa shares the perspective of the donors and how it’s important to understand why they’re supporting a cause. Stay tuned!
     
    Here are the things to expect in this episode:
    What’s one of the most important things to have as part of a nonprofit? Some of the common issues in nonprofits. How can it be fixed? Donors don’t often know the terms that fundraisers are talking about. And much more!  
    About Lisa Greer:
     
    Lisa Zola Greer is a philanthropist, entrepreneur, convener, and the author of the bestseller "Philanthropy Revolution". Over the last decade, the Greer home in Beverly Hills has been home to nearly 200 charitable salons and events connecting nonprofits with donors and the community.
    In 2020, Lisa was appointed by the Speaker of the California State Assembly, Anthony Rendon, as a commissioner of the California State Commission on the Status of Women and Girls. 
    In addition, Lisa sits on the board of the New Israel Fund and serves on the Executive Committee of the Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors. She has also served as Commissioner and Chair of the Beverly Hills Cultural Heritage Commission and Trustee of the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles, and as a board member of many organizations, including the L.A. District Attorney’s Crime Prevention Foundation, Make-a-Wish of Greater Los Angeles, Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles, and others.
    Earlier in her career, Lisa was a studio executive at NBC and Universal Studios, and she founded and led several companies, including a management consulting and strategic advisory firm specializing in digital media and entertainment businesses.
     
    Connect with Lisa!
    Website: https://www.lisagreer.com/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/lisazgreer
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lisazgreer
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lisazgreer/
     
    Connect with Lori Kranczer!
    Website: https://www.everydayplannedgiving.com/ 
    Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/positiveimpactphilanthropy 
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lorikranczer/
     

    • 24 min
    An Interview with Elise Schuster, Co-Founder and Executive Director of OkaySo

    An Interview with Elise Schuster, Co-Founder and Executive Director of OkaySo

    Join Lori and her guest, Elise Schuster, in this discussion about using digital products to reach more young people. Elise is the co-founder and executive director of OkaySo. They share how their platform provides a safe space for the youth to ask questions they may be too scared to ask in other places. Stay tuned!
     
    Here are the things to expect in this episode:
    Creating an app that provides youth with resources on sexual education. What kind of nonprofits are they partnered with? The different topics that are covered in the app. And much more!  
    About Elise Schuster:
    Elise Schuster, MPH (they/them), is a sexuality educator with 15 years of experience in youth development and pleasure-based sex education. Elise has a masters in public health from Columbia University with a specialization in sexuality and health. Elise began their work in public health at Physicians for Reproductive Health, training doctors to provide adolescent-friendly reproductive health care. Elise also spent many years teaching workshops at Babeland and having thousands of one-on-one educational pleasure-based sexual health conversations.
    After their MPH, Elise spent almost a decade at a premiere NYC youth development center serving over 11,000 marginalized young people every year. Elise had several roles here including running intake and assessment for over 30 new young people every day, overseeing capacity building work, managing 30 student volunteers, starting a professional training institute, and a youth council, and overseeing a $6.5 million wraparound services grant with twelve subgrantee partners.
     
    Connect with Elise!
    Website: https://okayso.org/
    Instagram: ​​https://www.instagram.com/heyokayso/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/heyokayso
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/heyokayso
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/okayso/
     
    Connect with Lori Kranczer!
    Website: https://www.everydayplannedgiving.com/ 
    Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/positiveimpactphilanthropy 
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lorikranczer/
     

    • 27 min
    An Interview with Deepali Vyas, Founder and CEO of Fearless+ and Senior Partner of Korn Ferry

    An Interview with Deepali Vyas, Founder and CEO of Fearless+ and Senior Partner of Korn Ferry

    Join Lori and her guest, Deepali Vyas, as they talk about democratizing access to education for the next generation. Deepali is the founder and CEO of Fearless+ and also a Senior Partner at Korn Ferry. She shares how her extensive experience in executive search has helped a passion project turn into reality. What’s the story behind her wanting to give back to the next generation? Stay tuned!
     
    Here are the things to expect in this episode:
    What is Fearless+? Who is their target market? What makes great leaders great? Giving back to underserved students in particular communities. And many more!  
    About Deepali Vyas:
    With over 20 years of diverse experience, my work includes executive search for strategic AI, Data, Advanced Analytics leaders across industry sectors, with a particular expertise in private-equity backed organizations and financial services firms. I provide executive assessment and coaching services of C-Suite leaders and team assessment and team coaching services for top teams. I have my professional certifications in executive assessment, a range of psychometric tools, executive coaching and team coaching services.
    My leadership consulting work includes succession planning, talent management advisory, and organization consulting. In the area of Diversity and Inclusion, I advise my clients on best practices particularly with respect to women and underrepresented minorities in STEM fields.
     
    Connect with Deepali!
    Website: https://fearlessplus.com
     
    Connect with Lori Kranczer!
    Website: https://www.everydayplannedgiving.com/ 
    Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/positiveimpactphilanthropy 
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lorikranczer/
     

    • 21 min
    An Interview with Megan Rein Co-Founder of SIIA Cosmetics

    An Interview with Megan Rein Co-Founder of SIIA Cosmetics

    Join Lori and her guest, Megan Rein as they talk about making a big positive impact through business. Megan is a co-founder of SIIA Cosmetics which promotes inclusivity and gives back to the community. Stay tuned as she shares how she has extended her humanitarian efforts through business!
    Here are the things to expect in this episode:
    Creating a business that helps solve inequality in the beauty industry. Hiring immigrants who have historically been overlooked by the job market. What are beauty deserts? And much more!  
    Connect with Megan!
    Website: https://siiacosmetics.com
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/siiacosmetics
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/meganerein/?utm_medium=copy_lin
    TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@siiacosmetics?is_copy_url=1&is_from_webapp=v1&lang=en
     
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    Connect with Lori Kranczer!
    Website: https://www.everydayplannedgiving.com/ 
    Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/positiveimpactphilanthropy 
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lorikranczer/
     

    • 25 min
    An Interview with Elizabeth Abel Senior VP of CCS Fundraising

    An Interview with Elizabeth Abel Senior VP of CCS Fundraising

    Join Lori and her guest, Elizabeth Abel as they discuss how it’s like to work with nonprofit leaders and their teams in raising the money they need. In what ways does she support these organizations in making a greater impact on the communities they serve? Stay tuned!
    Here are the things to expect in this episode:
    What are the causes very close to her heart? The types of campaigns she runs to help nonprofits. The importance of having the right leaders and a strong campaign vision. Incorporating legacy as part of the campaign process. Philanthropy is an expression of one’s values. And much more!  
    Connect with Elizabeth!
    Website: https://www.ccsfundraising.com/people/elizabeth-abel
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elizabethabel
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/elizabethberniabel/
     
    Free resources:
    Philanthropic Landscape Report. This report, published each summer and grounded in the annual Giving USA data, offers an overview of the philanthropic landscape and key trends in giving. This year's edition also includes actionable insights on the impact of the pandemic and racial and social injustice on fundraising. It’s one of my favorite data sets!
    Philanthropy Pulse Survey. CCS launched the Philanthropy Pulse Survey in late 2021 to understand how nonprofits are approaching and reimagining their development efforts. Released last month, the report summarizes responses from over 870 participating organizations and offers valuable data and insights to navigate the year ahead
     
    Connect with Lori Kranczer!
    Website: https://www.everydayplannedgiving.com/ 
    Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/positiveimpactphilanthropy 
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lorikranczer/
     

    • 21 min
    An Interview with Diana Zhang Co-Founder and CEO of NeighborShare

    An Interview with Diana Zhang Co-Founder and CEO of NeighborShare

    Join Lori and her guest, Diana Zhang, as they discuss the impact of having all kinds of help when needed. Diana is the co-founder and CEO of NeighborShare, a platform that directly connects nonprofits to families with needs. She talks about how helping these emergencies prevented them from spiraling into crisis. Stay tuned!
     
    Here are the things to expect in this episode:
    Starting a nonprofit when the pandemic began. Having a mission that sends direct help to people who need it the most. Partnering with communities in various fields to support their mission. Who are the frontline heroes? And many more!  
    Connect with Diana!
    Website: https://nbshare.org/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/neighborshare/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NeighborShareOrg
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/neighborshare/
    Email: diana@nbshare.org
     
    Connect with Lori Kranczer!
    Website: https://www.everydayplannedgiving.com/ 
    Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/positiveimpactphilanthropy 
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lorikranczer/
     

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

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13 Ratings

13 Ratings

megerrrrrs ,

Important and inspiring!

Such an important and inspiring discussion and absolutely loved our discussion! ❤️❤️❤️

Pajama Purpose ,

A Fresh Take on Philanthropy

Thank you, Lori, for your insightful questions and compassionate nature! It takes all of us to get the word out and share our stories and change things. Many more people may benefit now thanks to your platform!

Clarisse Gomez ,

Awesome Podcast!!!

Lori, host of the Positive Impact Philanthropy Podcast, highlight all aspects of philanthropy and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

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