Entries for 'Makiyah Moody '

NanaEfua B. Afoh-Manin, MD, MPH, Founder/CEO, Shared Harvest Fund

Makiyah Moody // Tuesday, June 11, 2019

NanaEfua B. Afoh-Manin, MD, MPH, Founder/CEO, Shared Harvest Fund

NanaEfua Afoh-Manin, MD, MPH, is using her grit to disrupt the student loan industrial complex through the Shared Harvest Fund. In this interview, she shares how she came to co-found this organization, how her hustling mother and grandmother influence the type of ancestor she wants to be, and why she always bets on Black women.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: business models, decision making, diversity, education, financial model, innovation, networks, philanthropy, vision, volunteerism

An Interview with Holly Delany Cole, The Haas Leadership Initiatives

Makiyah Moody // Wednesday, May 29, 2019

An Interview with Holly Delany Cole, The Haas Leadership Initiatives

Holly Delany Cole reflects on how and why she has led from wherever she was, shares why she thinks the carceral state is problematic and what she's doing about it, and offers poignant advice to Black women on their respective journeys to excellence and the power of embracing their genius. 

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: accountability, advocacy, capacity building, civic engagement, diversity, executive transition, funders, grantmaking, philanthropy, policy, social justice

An Interview with Kerrien Suarez, Executive Director, Equity in the Center

Makiyah Moody // Tuesday, May 7, 2019

An Interview with Kerrien Suarez, Executive Director, Equity in the Center

Kerrien Suarez did not come to play. In this interview, she reflects on her own journey from woke to work and offers insights for organizations grappling with how to build a race equity culture.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: coaching, community, diversity, organizational structure, philanthropy, politics, social justice, social sector

An Interview with Darlene Slaughter, VP & Chief People Officer, March of Dimes

Makiyah Moody // Wednesday, April 24, 2019

An Interview with Darlene Slaughter, VP & Chief People Officer, March of Dimes

Darlene Slaughter is an organizational leader committed to helping employees promote diversity, equity and inclusion. She offers insights about the danger of limiting thoughts, how she pours into people, and what she’s learned from stretching her boundaries. 

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: diversity, health, human resources

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
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