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Cecilia Clarke, President and CEO, Brooklyn Community Foundation

Cecilia Clarke, President and CEO, Brooklyn Community Foundation

November 30, 2016

PND spoke with Cecilia Clarke, the foundation's president and CEO, about the foundation's focus on racial justice, its decision to divest its portfolio of industries that disproportionately harm people of color, and the post-election role of philanthropy in advancing racial equity....

Kenneth Fisher, Chairman and CEO, Fisher House Foundation

Kenneth Fisher, Chairman and CEO, Fisher House Foundation

November 3, 2016

Ahead of Veterans Day, PND spoke with Fisher — whose foundation provides lodging for military families near VA hospitals and military medical centers — about the role of philanthropy in addressing the needs of service members and veterans....

Zoë Baird, CEO/President, Markle Foundation

Zoë Baird, CEO/President, Markle Foundation

September 20, 2016

PND's Matt Sinclair spoke with Baird about a recent Workforce of the Future Survey, the Markle Foundation's Skillful initiative, and how the job market in the U.S. is changing....

Kim Laughton, President, Schwab Charitable

Kim Laughton, President, Schwab Charitable

August 29, 2016

PND spoke with the president of Schwab Charitable about her fund's results for the fiscal year just ended and what she makes of the persistent criticism of commercially sponsored donor-advised fund providers....

Helen Brunner, Founding Director, Media Democracy Fund

Helen Brunner, Founding Director, Media Democracy Fund

May 1, 2016

PND spoke with Brunner, founding director of the Media Democracy Fund and an advisor to the Quixote Foundation, about the role of philanthropy in the ongoing debates over freedom of expression, data privacy, and the impact of social media on civic discourse....

Pamela Shifman, Executive Director, NoVo Foundation

Pamela Shifman, Executive Director, NoVo Foundation

March 31, 2016

PND asked Shifman, executive director of the New York City-based NoVo Foundation, about the foundation's recently announced $90 million commitment to strengthen and deepen the movement for girls and young women of color in the United States....

Gloria Duffy, President/CEO, Commonwealth Club of California

Gloria Duffy, President/CEO, Commonwealth Club of California

January 27, 2016

PND spoke with the president of the oldest public affairs forum in the U.S. about what North Korea's recent announcement of a nuclear test means for the current sanctions regime and further nuclearization of the Korean Peninsula....

Heather Nesle, President, New York Life Foundation

Heather Nesle, President, New York Life Foundation

November 18, 2015

PND asked New York Life Foundation president Heather Nesle about the foundation's grantmaking in the childhood bereavement area, its accomplishments to date, and its hopes for the future....