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Ep 24: Life-Saving Leadership with Michael Sapienza, CEO, Colon Cancer Alliance

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Michael Sapienza was a world-class orchestra musician traveling and performing around the globe when he discovered that his mom had colon cancer. Incredibly, he decided to channel his grief into action, leaving his successful music career to launch a colon cancer foundation!

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Ep 22: Putting Racism on the Table with Tamara Copeland, President, Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers

Monday, May 8th, 2017

Tamara Copeland is a powerhouse of a leader who courageously and tirelessly uses her voice and professional platform to tackle one of the most challenging and charged social issues today – racism!

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Ep 20: Leading Social Change with Adam Levner, Co-Founder, Critical Exposure

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Adam Levner mission is to do nothing short of creating a new generation of social advocates and leaders! Growing up feeling excluded from his community Adam has created a movement to inspire, empower and train young people to advocate for themselves and their communities through photography. In this dynamic, insightful interview Adam shares incredible stories of how even the youngest leaders have helped transform their communities and strategies for how all of us can become even more effective in creating social, systemic and institutional change!

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Ep 19: Conquering Adversity with Lisa LaFontaine, President & CEO, Humane Rescue Alliance

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

When Lisa says that anyone can do *anything* she knows this to be true from personal experiences. After a horrific car accident she was told she’d never walk again and managed to heal her body through sheer determination! Later in life, as she watched her daughter struggle with Tourette’s Syndrome and be helped by her cat, Lisa left her corporate job and become an evangelist for helping animals!

In this amazing interview you’ll get to know a leader who has conquered extraordinary adversities with grace, grit and determination to become an incredible force for good in the world!

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Ep 17: Head & Heart of Leadership with Catherine Meloy, President and CEO, Good Will of Greater Washington

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Catherine Meloy firmly believes that if you’re the smartest person in the room, you’re in the wrong room! She was a successful broadcasting executive when she got the call (literally) to serve as the fearless leader of Good Will. That call – along with her brilliance, commitment and passion – has helped transform countless lives in the greater Washington community and beyond. And in the debate of whether the heart or the head should prevail, Catherine uncompromisingly choses to lead with both!

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Ep 16: Transforming Tragedy into Changing the World with Robin Smalley, Co-Founder, mothers2mothers

Monday, November 14th, 2016

“I believe that the best way to overcome personal obstacles is to help other people” This seems to be a particularly ideal time for a story about a single individual’s determination and capacity to transform tragedy into a movement that’s saving millions of lives world-wide! Robin Smalley is an Emmy-winning journalist who miraculously found her […]

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Ep 13: Values-Driven Leadership with Rosie Allen-Herring, President & CEO, United Way

Monday, September 19th, 2016

Rosie Allen-Herring counts as a blessing to have grown up in a large, education-focused Southern family; surrounded by a loving, encouraging community; and crossing paths with teachers and mentors that have shaped her path and her values. Today she is an inspiration to her staff, peers and community and hearing her stories and insights on family, growth and leadership it’s easy to see why!

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Ep 12: Transforming Philanthropy with Nicky Goren, CEO, Meyer Foundation

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

“Do I stay in my comfort zone and enjoy the expertise I created or walk through a new door where I don’t know anything?” is a question Nicky Goren frequently asks herself… and then walks right through the new door. She has consistently left jobs she loved and bosses who nurtured and mentored her in pursuit of new opportunities to make an even bigger difference. As the fearless leader of the Meyer Foundation Nicky is committed to transforming conversations (and mindsets) around some of the most complex and potentially controversial issues – from race to the future of philanthropy!

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Ep 11: How to Think Globally & Transform Locally with Kathy Sibert, A-SPAN

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Kathy Sibert drastically changed her life by moving back to the U.S. after years as a corporate executive overseas and took on leadership of A-SPAN. She is now transforming thousands of lives of homeless individuals and the staff who support them!

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Ep 8: What’s Love Got to Do with It? – with Mark Bergel, Founder, A Wider Circle

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Few business conversations center on love, but love is exactly what drives Dr. Mark Bergel every moment of every day. His mission is “simply” to end poverty. It may seem like a lofty goal but when you hear this amazing interview, you’ll know that if anyone can end poverty, it’s Mark!

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