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December 7, 2021


The Impact Series

The Impact Series with our Managing Director Jessica Lauretti, hosts conversations with professionals working across our core causes in a live fireside chat.


Season 4 Episode 06: Humanitarian Action & Services with Replate

In this episode, we’re joined by Maen Mahfoud, Founder & CEO of Replate, an organization that leverages tech to address both world hunger and the impact food waste has on the climate crisis. Learn about how Replate works with surplus food generators as part of their mission to reduce food waste and alleviate food insecurity in communities everywhere.


Season 3 Episode 05: Humanitarian Action & Services with the World Food Programme

In this episode, we’re joined by Bernhard Kowatsch, Head of the World Food Programme’s Innovation Accelerator, for a conversation about how the WFP is using innovation to source, support and scale high-potential solutions to end hunger worldwide.


Season 3 Episode 04: Humanitarian Action & Services with Joan Garry

In this episode, we’re joined by Joan Garry, Founder of the Nonprofit Leadership Lab. As the former CEO of GLAAD, Garry is an internationally recognized champion for the nonprofit sector and a highly sought after executive coach for CEOs of some of the nation’s largest orgs. She joins us to talk about her extensive career and her work with the Nonprofit Leadership Lab, which she calls one of her most personally rewarding endeavors because it gives her “the opportunity to support, mentor and champion board and staff leaders of small nonprofits.”


Season 2 Episode 03: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion with Pop Venture

In this episode, we’re joined by Nicole Loftus, founder and CEO of Pop Venture, to talk about access to venture investments, why it’s important for funding systems to be inclusive, the impact on innovation and economic equality, and more.


Season 2 Episode 02: Sustainability, Environment & Climate with Cerqular

In this episode, we’re joined by David Friedrichs, Co-Founder & Co-CEO of the sustainable marketplace startup Cerqular, to talk about the importance of making sustainable products more accessible and how purpose-driven brands and ethical shoppers are the future of E-commerce.


Season 2 Episode 01: Human and Civil Rights with #metoo

In this Season 2 launch, we’re joined by Chief Communications Officer of the #MeToo Movement, Denise Beek, to talk about sexual violence, survivorship, and healing in honor of our Human & Civil Rights Cause. She also explores some of the movement’s program offerings, including We, As Ourselves and the brand new Survivor’s Sanctuary.



Episode 01: Responsible Technology

We’re joined by Thomas Scovell of Yes Queen Club, a collection of 10,000 queer NFTs, with a deep dive into inclusivity in the Cryptoverse.


Episode 02: Sustainability, Climate and Environment

We’re joined by Raj Joshi, Founder & CEO of Bridging Ventures on the importance of business leaders driving climate action and key takeaways from COP26.


Episode 03: Human & Civil Rights

This Thursday, we’ll be joined by Soraya Bagheri & Naeim Khanjani of the mission-driven startup @electoanalytics for our Human & Civil Rights cause. Join us for a conversation on public affairs and why access to information is so important.


Episode 04: Humanitarian Action & Services

The next installment of The Impact Series kicks off tomorrow with Chris Tsakalakis, CEO of Kiva, a non-profit with a mission to expand financial access to help underserved communities thrive.