Entries for June 2018

An Interview with Crystal German, Prosperity Labs

Makiyah Moody // Monday, June 25, 2018

An Interview with Crystal German, Prosperity Labs

Crystal German explores whether we are tilting at windmills, why data is far from objective, and what it looks like to own her space.


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Categories: Leadership
Tags: collaboration, , demographics, economy, financial model, networks,

An Interview with Michell Speight, Race Forward

Makiyah Moody // Tuesday, June 19, 2018

An Interview with Michell Speight, Race Forward

Michell Speight offers insights about why you need to be a whole person to bring the best to every situation, the impact of mentorship, and how her pursuit of happiness as a Black woman is a radical act.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: advocacy, diversity, education, fundraising, grantmaking, social justice

An Interview with Idrissa Simmonds-Nastili, Pahara Institute

Makiyah Moody // Wednesday, June 13, 2018

An Interview with Idrissa Simmonds-Nastili, Pahara Institute

Idrissa Simmonds-Nastili, an extremist for love creating equity for true transformation, shares how faith in action exemplifies her life, why cultural humility is so important, and why community building fortifies us all.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: cohorts, collaboration, community, diversity, education, learning communities, networks, organizational culture, organizational learning, organizational structure, social justice, social sector, vision

Leading Across Boundaries: A Conversation with GNOF’s Andy Kopplin

Makiyah Moody // Friday, June 8, 2018

Leading Across Boundaries: A Conversation with GNOF’s Andy Kopplin

Andy Kopplin reflects on the power of partnership between philanthropy and the public sector; the work required to create a vibrant, sustainable, and just region for all; and GNOF’s markers of success.

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Categories: Foundations
Tags: collaboration, funders, fundraising, government, grantmaking, philanthropy, politics, policy