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Michael Petrilli, President, Thomas B. Fordham Institute

Michael Petrilli, President, Thomas B. Fordham Institute

August 28, 2014

PND spoke with Michael Petrilli, president of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, a D.C.-based think tank dedicated to advancing educational excellence for every child, about the "Common Core Wars" and the role of philanthropy in education reform....

Joan Spero, Author, 'Philanthropy in BRIC Countries'

Joan Spero, Author, 'Philanthropy in BRIC Countries'

May 2, 2014

Joan Spero, former president of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the author of a new report that looks at philanthropy in the BRIC countries, spoke to PND about the spread of Western-style philanthropy to other parts of the globe....

Marissa Sackler, Founder and President, Beespace

Marissa Sackler, Founder and President, Beespace

January 23, 2014

PND spoke to Sackler, founder and president of Beespace and a founding sponsor and activist for charity: water, about the incubator concept, how Beespace works for and with its Incubees, and her ambitions for the organization over the next few years.

Sterling Speirn, President, W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Sterling Speirn, President, W.K. Kellogg Foundation

January 8, 2014

PND chatted with Speirn in December as he was celebrating the launch of a new community leadership initiative and getting ready to step down as president/CEO of the Kellogg Foundation after nearly eight years....

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....