Fifteen years ago when the foundation I worked for hosted some of the Acumen Fund’s first board meetings, I remember folks in the philanthropic sector debating whether this new “venture philanthropy” trend Jacqueline Novogratz […]
Like many of you, the election made me think a LOT about the issues, causes and values that I’m passionate about, so I’m sharing my Giving Tuesday Top 5. Below is the […]
This excerpt is from a work in progress called “The Day Of & The Days After” about my memories of 9/11. I have rarely seen collective philanthropos embodied as it […]
It’s summer. It’s hot. You’re bored. You’re a kid living in Detroit and there isn’t a library or bookstore anywhere nearby. Enter Jet Blue’s “Soar with Reading” initiative which puts […]
Though I do not often use this platform to debate US presidential politics, unusual times call for unusual measures. For the first time in 128 years the Harvard Republican Club […]
Proof that proof doesn’t necessarily prove a thing. Pearls Before Swine comics
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