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Pierre Ferrari

Pierre Ferrari, CEO, Heifer International

October 24, 2013

PND spoke with the CEO of Heifer International about the organization's efforts to support sustainable agriculture and help end hunger in developing countries as well as in the United States....

Sharna Goldseker, Managing Director, 21/64

Sharna Goldseker, Managing Director, 21/64

August 1, 2013

Laura Cronin, a regular contributor to PhilanTopic, recently spoke with Goldseker about the philanthropic priorities of millennial donors and what makes them different from their parents and grandparents....

Robert Searle, Partner, Bridgespan Group

Robert Searle, Partner, Bridgespan Group

June 21, 2013

Searle, co-author of How Philanthropy Can Help Communities Advance Climate Change Adaptation, spoke with PND about the impact of Superstorm Sandy on the climate change debate and some of the things foundations can do....

David Bohnett, Chairman, David Bohnett Foundation

David Bohnett, Chairman, David Bohnett Foundation

March 27, 2013

PND spoke with Bohnett about his efforts to reduce gun violence in America, his view of recent legislative proposals in Congress to address the issue, and what he thinks other foundations and philanthropists should be doing to advance solutions to the problem....

Cheryl Dorsey, President, Echoing Green

Cheryl Dorsey, President, Echoing Green

March 5, 2013

PND spoke with Dorsey about the Black Male Achievement Fellowship  program, her own experience as a social entrepreneur, and the role of public policy in the field of black male achievement....

Melissa Bradley, Chief Executive Officer, Tides

Melissa Bradley, Chief Executive Officer, Tides

February 27, 2013

PND interviewed Bradley, who joined San Francisco-based Tides as CEO in 2010, about the organization's work in the impact investing space, and philanthropy's support for human rights/racial justice initiatives....

Ellen Alberding, President, Joyce Foundation

Ellen Alberding, President, Joyce Foundation

January 10, 2013

PND checked in with Alberding, an outspoken proponent of reasonable gun-control policies, about the scourge of gun violence in America and what philanthropy can do to address the issue...

Gary Bagley, Executive Director, New York Cares

Gary Bagley, Executive Director, New York Cares

December 6, 2012

Laura Cronin, a regular contributor to PhilanTopic, spoke with the executive director of the city's largest volunteer organization about the organization's work with local nonprofit partners in response to Superstorm Sandy....

Beth Adcock Shiroishi, President, ATT Foundation

Beth Adcock Shiroishi, President, ATT Foundation

November 28, 2012

PND spoke with Shiroishi, vice president for sustainability and philanthropy at AT&T and president of the AT&T Foundation, about AT&T Aspire, a $100 million initiative focused on helping more students graduate from high school ready for college and careers....

Joel Wachs, President, Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts

Joel Wachs, President, Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts

October 16, 2012

PND spoke with Wachs about the foundation's decision to sell the rest of the legendary pop artist's works and about its social media presence, or lack thereof. A former member of the Los Angeles City Council, Wachs joined the foundation in 2001....

Eugene Tempel, Senior Fellow, IUPUI Center on Philanthropy

Eugene Tempel, Senior Fellow, IUPUI Center on Philanthropy

July 30, 2012

Tempel, former director of the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University, spoke with PND about efforts to develop a new School of Philanthropy within the IU system and the steps he and others are taking to make it a reality....

Kimberleigh J. Smith, Board Chair, Paul Rapoport Foundation

Kimberleigh J. Smith, Board Chair, Paul Rapoport Foundation

June 16, 2012

Laura Cronin, a regular contributor to PhilanTopic, spoke with Smith about the foundation's decision to spend down, what it is doing to help grantees navigate that transition, and her advice for other foundations that may be considering spend-down scenarios....

Andrew J. Hollander, Of Counsel, KL Gates

Andrew J. Hollander, Of Counsel, KL Gates

May 18, 2012

After an event at the Foundation Center, PND had a chance to chat with Hollander about the simple things nonprofits can do to protect their brands online and a few good social media clauses worth embracing....