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Luella Chavez D'Angelo, President, Western Union Foundation

Luella Chavez D'Angelo, President, Western Union Foundation

July 31, 2009

Chavez D'Angelo spoke with PND about the foundation's Our World, Our Family initiative, its efforts to provide long-term disaster relief, and the importance of employee involvement in corporate philanthropic activities....

Julie Rogers, President, Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation

Julie Rogers, President, Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation

June 18, 2009

Rogers, president of the foundation since 1986, spoke with PND about what nonprofits can do to weather the economic storm, the impact of the tough fundraising climate on nonprofit executive turnover, and the prospects for a renewed sense of public service....

Vicki Escarra, President and CEO, Feeding America

Vicki Escarra, President and CEO, Feeding America

May 12, 2009

Escarra, who joined the anti-hunger organization in 2006, spoke with PND about how its plans have shifted as the recession has dragged on and the steps the Obama administration has taken to reduce hunger in America....

Laura Walker, President and CEO, WNYC Radio

Laura Walker, President and CEO, WNYC Radio

April 28, 2009

PND spoke with Walker about the successful conclusion of its $57.5 million capital campaign, how the economic crisis has affected donations, and what a fully digital future holds for WNYC....

Katya Andresen, Chief Operating Officer, Network for Good

Katya Andresen, Chief Operating Officer, Network for Good

March 30, 2009

Andresen, author of the widely praised Robin Hood Marketing: Stealing Corporate Savvy to Sell Just Causes, spoke with PND about how nonprofit marketing has evolved in an era of social media and ubiquitous connectivity....

Abigail Disney, President, Daphne Foundation

Abigail Disney, President, Daphne Foundation

February 13, 2009

Disney, a grand-niece of Walt Disney, spoke with PND about what motivates her to give, her interest in film as an agent of social change, and the role of advocacy in advancing a social agenda....

Valarie Wilson, Executive Director, BeltLine Partnership

Valarie Wilson, Executive Director, BeltLine Partnership

January 14, 2009

PND spoke with Wilson about the partnership's capital campaign, its efforts to raise public awareness of the project, and the need to address issues of fairness and equity raised by future development in Atlanta...

Ninive Clements Calegari, CEO, 826 National

Ninive Clements Calegari, CEO, 826 National

September 22, 2008

Clements Calegari spoke with PND about the San Francisco-based literacy organization she co-founded with author Dave Eggers, public school reform, and developments in the teacher salary movement....

Gary Bass, Founder and Executive Director, OMB Watch

Gary Bass, Founder and Executive Director, OMB Watch

July 3, 2008

PND spoke with the founder of OMB Watch, a nonprofit organization that works to increase government transparency and accountability, about nonprofit advocacy and how philanthropic support of such advocacy is changing....

Tim Hanstad, President/CEO, Rural Development Institute

Tim Hanstad, President/CEO, Rural Development Institute

April 11, 2008

PND spoke with Hanstad about RDI's work in the land rights arena, its commitment to create an international center for women and land, and what it is doing to raise awareness of land rights issues in the philanthropic community....