Turning To Courage In A Time of Civil Unrest: An Interview with Kerry Kennedy-image

November 10, 2020 | The Impact Executive

Turning To Courage In A Time of Civil Unrest: An Interview with Kerry Kennedy

“The question is not what programs should we seek to enact; the question is whether we can find in our own midst and in our own hearts leadership of human purpose that will recognize the terrible truths of our existence”...

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October 23, 2020 | The Impact Executive

Closing Wealth And Health Gaps With Speed, Intentionality And Real Insistence

This summer, LISC has seen a $55 million grant from home improvement retailer Lowe’s to boost entrepreneurs of color and rural businesses, a $25 million investment from Netflix to support Black-owned financial institutions, and others.

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July 22, 2020 | The Impact Executive

The Courage To Cure Disease

How can you lead with optimism and empathy when you’re trying to prevent and cure a disease as devastating as Alzheimer’s? George Vradenburg, Chairman and Co-Founder of UsAgainstAlzheimer’s, discussed these challenges — and the broader issues of brain health — as...

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July 16, 2020 | The Impact Executive

Powering Gender Equality

Damilola Ogunbiyi embodies what it means to be an Impact Executive, driving action toward energy for all and, more specifically, energy for economic growth.  As CEO and Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All, and Co-Chair...

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July 7, 2020 | The Impact Executive

Aligning Business With Civil Society

Bob Annibale, Global Director of Citi Inclusive Finance, provides deep insight on what it means to be an Impact Executive, inspiring generations of employees at Citi and advancing progress for the LGBTQ community.  On June 15, 2020, the United States Supreme Court, by a vote of...

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June 16, 2020 | The Impact Executive

Leading On The Right Side of Right

Change is hard but Mayor Frank Scott Jr, the 73rd mayor of Little Rock, Arkansas, is still dedicated to building better lives for his own citizens.  When asked how to go about change, Scott sees the answer through three distinct lenses:...

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May 27, 2020 | The Impact Executive

A Smarter And Greener Way To Fight The Pandemic

Nate Kolbeck, Co-Founder of 3D Brooklyn, discussed what it means to be an Impact Executive, leveraging new technologies to advance the sustainability agenda and filling an urgent need during a time of crisis.  Nate believes that the intersection of sustainability, technology,...

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May 20, 2020 | The Impact Executive

This CEO Rapidly Pivoted To Making Masks in Africa

Zane Wilemon, CEO of Ubuntu Life, discussed what it means to be an Impact Executive, bringing impact from the periphery to the center of business. With his business partner and long-time friend Jeremiah Kuria, Zane started his journey building a...

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May 13, 2020 | The Impact Executive

Defining Courage In Leaders

In the first of a series of Handshake interviews, Courageous Leaders: Profiles of Impact Executives, JR Kerr and Cardinal Turkson discussed a defining characteristic of all leaders: courage.  The Impact Executive possesses five strong virtues: transparency, empathy, wisdom, humility, and...

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