Entries for 'Makiyah Moody '

An Interview with Tara Ranzy, Founder, The School of Life

Makiyah Moody // Tuesday, February 12, 2019

An Interview with Tara Ranzy, Founder, The School of Life

Tara Ranzy invites readers on her journey of self-discovery and offers insights into how she clarified her purpose.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: education, social justice, vision

An Interview with Sherri Young, ED, African-American Shakespeare Co.

Makiyah Moody // Wednesday, January 16, 2019

An Interview with Sherri Young, ED, African-American Shakespeare Co.

In this interview Sherri Young shares insights on launching a theatre company, how she's addressing a culture of silence, and why representation matters.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: arts, , diversity, vision, , workplace

An Interview with Lisa J. Nutter, Principal, Sidecar Social Finance

Makiyah Moody // Thursday, January 10, 2019

An Interview with Lisa J. Nutter, Principal, Sidecar Social Finance

In this interview, Lisa J. Nutter lays bare the challenges of equitable funding in the social sector, how the "menu effect" has detrimental consequences, and how she stays focused on what's important. 

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: civic engagement, collaboration, cross-sector, , demographics, innovation, philanthropy, social sector,

An Interview with Nicole Brisbane, Executive Director NY, DFER

Makiyah Moody // Tuesday, January 1, 2019

An Interview with Nicole Brisbane, Executive Director NY, DFER

As a former teacher, "education is liberation" is Nicole Brisbane's mantra. In this interview, Nicole shares her wisdom on building political power and why it's necessary to define leadership on your own terms.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: advocacy, decision making, demographics, education, fundraising, philanthropy, politics, policy, workplace

An Interview with Ashley Allison, EVP, The Leadership Conference

Makiyah Moody // Thursday, December 27, 2018

An Interview with Ashley Allison, EVP, The Leadership Conference

Ashley Allison reflects on how she's following her heart, finding her voice, and taking center stage as she works toward the goal of a more open and just society – an America as good as its ideals.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: advocacy, civic engagement, community, politics, policy

An Interview with Kenya Bradshaw, Vice President, TNTP

Makiyah Moody // Thursday, December 20, 2018

An Interview with Kenya Bradshaw, Vice President, TNTP

As a champion of children, Kenya Bradshaw’s work in education reform is grounded in the belief that all children deserve the opportunity to achieve their hopes and dreams and education is the primary vehicle for reducing poverty.


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Categories: Leadership
Tags: advocacy, civic engagement, community, diversity, education, sector blur, social justice

An Interview with Jacqueline Greer, ED, DC, Urban Teachers

Makiyah Moody // Monday, December 17, 2018

An Interview with Jacqueline Greer, ED, DC, Urban Teachers

With a passion for education and a recognition that culturally competent teachers matter, Jacqueline Greer is cultivating D.C.'s talent pipeline through trusting relationships and organizational partnerships.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: collaboration, diversity, education

An Interview with Rhonda Broussard, Founder & CEO, Beloved Community

Makiyah Moody // Tuesday, December 4, 2018

An Interview with Rhonda Broussard, Founder & CEO, Beloved Community

Rhonda Broussard recognizes the importance of shared humanity as she advances sustainable economic equity and the tensions that emerge in this important work.  As a life-long educator, the murder of Michael Brown, Jr. challenged her to examine her assumptions about the ‘saving power’ of education, and in many ways, helped her to found Beloved Community.

 

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: capacity building, diversity, education, organizational culture, social entrepeneurship, social justice

An Interview with Khairah L. Walker, Founder and ED, tiLTFEST

Makiyah Moody // Tuesday, November 20, 2018

An Interview with Khairah L. Walker, Founder and ED, tiLTFEST

On a mission to elevate, promote, and center the innovation women of in tech, film, and television, Khairah Walker is in hot pursuit through her start up, tiLTFEST. Read on to learn how she blends right-brain creative energies with left-brain analytics as she fights for racial equity and racial justice, and why sometimes our choices matter more than the consequences.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: arts, civic engagement, community, , current events, diversity, innovation, networks, social justice,

An Interview with Jennifer Jones Austin, CEO, FPWA

Makiyah Moody // Thursday, November 8, 2018

An Interview with Jennifer Jones Austin, CEO, FPWA

Jennifer Jones Austin leverages her faith-based roots in policy and advocacy work by using her seat at the table – not just being happy to be there – to speak truth to power. FPWA provides management assistance, capacity building, and advocacy services to nearly 200-member agencies and churches throughout New York City’s five boroughs and beyond.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: advocacy, capacity building, community, human services, networks, vision
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