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Lateefah Simon, President, Akonadi Foundation

Lateefah Simon, President, Akonadi Foundation

January 2, 2018

PND spoke with Simon, who has spent more than half her life as a civil rights advocate and racial justice leader, about the work required to build a movement focused on racial equity — and philanthropy's role in that effort....

Rye Young, Executive Director, Third Wave Fund

Rye Young, Executive Director, Third Wave Fund

October 20, 2017

PND spoke with young about the importance of representation — the notion that organizations representing vulnerable communities should be led by members of those communities — and what nonprofits and foundations can do to boost representation within their organizations and in the sector more generally....

Craig Barrett, former CEO and Chair, Intel Corp.

Craig Barrett, former CEO and Chair, Intel Corp.

March 29, 2017

PND spoke with Barrett about Intel's decision to discontinue its support for the Intel Science Talent Search, the transformation of science and engineering education more broadly, and the continued value, for students and society, of basic science....

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....