Entries for 'Makiyah Moody '

An Interview with Misha Charles, Organizational Effectiveness and Impact, Education Sector

Makiyah Moody // Tuesday, April 9, 2019

An Interview with Misha Charles, Organizational Effectiveness and Impact, Education Sector

Misha Charles, an outdoor aficionado, reflects on the leadership experiences that have defined her life, her approach to meaningful work, the restorative powers of nature, and why the success of mission-based organizations hinges upon the leadership of people of color, women, and marginalized communities.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: advocacy, community, diversity, education, health, vision

An Interview with Candice C. Jones, President & CEO, Public Welfare Foundation

Makiyah Moody // Wednesday, March 27, 2019

An Interview with Candice C. Jones, President & CEO, Public Welfare Foundation

Candice C. Jones has a calling. In this interview, she reflects on her leadership journey, moments of tension she has navigated, how she purposely takes up space, and why she is no longer apologizing.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: community, diversity, philanthropy

An Interview with Christal Jackson, Mosaic Genius

Makiyah Moody // Tuesday, March 12, 2019

An Interview with Christal Jackson, Mosaic Genius

Christal M. Jackson has a heart for community and a vested interest in communities of color building wealth. In this interview, she shares what drives her work and why the disruption of the scarcity mindset benefits all of us.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: community, diversity, donors, networks, philanthropy, social entrepeneurship,

An Interview with Soenda Howell, Principal, Charter School Growth Fund

Makiyah Moody // Monday, February 25, 2019

An Interview with Soenda Howell, Principal, Charter School Growth Fund

Soenda Howell reflects on her career highlights, her quest for equity and the upliftment of Black and Latinx communities, and why she has a “word ritual” that guides each year.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: decision making, diversity, education, philanthropy, social justice

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
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