Impact Executive Spotlight: Airbnb Supports the Current Situation in Afghanistan-image

August 30, 2021 | The Impact Executive

Impact Executive Spotlight: Airbnb Supports the Current Situation in Afghanistan

“The displacement and resettlement of Afghan refugees in the U.S. and elsewhere is one of the biggest humanitarian crises of our time. We feel a responsibility to step up,” – Brian Chesky, CEO, Airbnb  The Taliban takeover of Afghanistan has prompted a global...

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July 12, 2021 | The Impact Executive

Building a Diverse and Inclusive Culture Across Industries

Sherina Edwards, President and CEO of INTREN, articulates the need to build a more diverse and inclusive culture not only within her company but across her industry while also reflecting back on her career as an Impact Executive.

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June 21, 2021 | The Impact Executive

Spotlight: Driving Impact for Racial Equality

The Impact Executive serves as a platform to elevate the voices of leaders dedicated to creating real and sustainable social change. Representing all sectors, these leaders use their values, passion, and innovation to drive progress across their organizations and in...

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June 7, 2021 | The Impact Executive

Faith Leaders Creating Change

Impact Executives are dedicated to creating real and lasting social impact through pushing boundaries. They come from varying industries and organizations and use innovation and courage to solve the world's most pressing challenges.

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April 26, 2021 | The Impact Executive

Having Courage to Lead Change with Anna Klein

“For anyone, hoping to make impact, you have to be able to look at your job through the lens of being in service of the organization you are working for and the society that you are living in.” Anna Klein,...

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March 26, 2021 | The Impact Executive

Pivoting Passion to Impact-Driven Work

“The lesson is about opening yourself up to the possibilities. Because for me when I did that, and I put myself in a situation where I could be connected with a lot of different people, ideas, voices, it led me...

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March 8, 2021 | The Impact Executive

Meet the Women Leading the Initiatives

In honor Women’s History Month, Handshake is proud to highlight female executives committed to innovating, inspiring, and solving some of the world’s most pressing societal challenges.

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How Can Women In Existing Leadership Roles Pave The Way For The Next Generation Of Female Executives?-image

March 2, 2021 | Handshake

How Can Women In Existing Leadership Roles Pave The Way For The Next Generation Of Female Executives?

 “Women coming into leadership roles is still an exception rather than the norm and there is a true issue associated with gender stereotypes and the image of leadership roles – this is where we need to start.”   Dina DiLorenzo, Chief...

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How Social Entrepreneurs Reimagine Business and Leadership-image

February 17, 2021 | Handshake

How Social Entrepreneurs Reimagine Business and Leadership

In honor of Black History Month, The Impact Executive is highlighting a diverse group of Social Entrepreneurs who are committed to creating innovative and sustainable solutions in education, tourism, food waste, energy, and agriculture through their business models. Join us...

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

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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