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Nonprofit Leadership Podcasts

Dr. Edward Alvarez

Our guest this week is Dr. Edward Alvarez. He is not only a top NYC cosmetic dentist in NYC, but he has made it his goal in life to give back to those in need. From serving as a Police Surgeon for both the New York State Troopers and the Amtrak Police Department, to helping provide assistance to victims of hurricane Sandy, Dr. Alvarez gives back to his community in significant ways. We feature leaders on this show who are making their world better, and Dr. Alvarez shares his story of how he is doing just that. Enjoy today’s show.

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Namira Salim CEO Space Trust

 

What does it take to set up the first Peace Summit in Space?
Our guest this week on the Nonprofit Leadership Show is aiming for exactly that. Namira Salim is an avid promoter of private spaceflight and has undertaken pioneering peace expeditions to both poles of the world, and is the first Pakistani and first woman from Monaco and the UAE to have reached the North and South Poles in 2007/08. She also started Space Trust a social enterprise that champions world peace through dialogue and education. She is a regular speaker at top space industry events, UN Conferences and has held official peace-themed exhibitions during the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
You are really going to enjoy today’s show!
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ChickTech Founder and CEO Janice Levenhagen

Many of you may not know that I’m the father of three daughters. As such, I am regularly helping them navigate through various options for their future education and potential career opportunities. When it comes to education, one of the buzzwords that is ubiquitous in today’s educational world is STEM. Historically, women and girls have been underrepresented in STEM related fields. Our guest on the show today is Janice Levenhagen, founder and CEO of ChickTech, which is a nonprofit dedicated to increasing and retaining the number of women and girls in technology-based careers. Motivated by her own experience, Janice has helped to develop workshop programs, creating greater awareness about/ and access to/ female role models, in order to spark interest in STEM-related fields. Enjoy today’s show as Janice shares what the nonprofit she leads is doing to encourage more women and girls to consider STEM-related careers.

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Strive Linda Schirmeister-Gess

I received some “fan” email not long ago, from a Nonprofit organization who commented to me how much they love the Nonprofit Leadership Podcast and how they pass around the link to this show, with each new episode. I was so encouraged to receive their email, and I was intrigued to find out more about this Nonprofit. As I learned more about them, I quickly realized that I needed to get them on our show. So I contacted Strive, which is a Nonprofit organization dedicated to spreading the power of character-driven leadership. Our guest today is their Director of Development, Linda Schirmeister-Gess. You are really going to enjoy today’s show!

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Katie Hilborn Global Orphan Prevention

Did you know that up to 10,000 Nepali women and girls are trafficked to India and exploited each year? Most are illiterate. Hear from one organization that is doing something about it. My guest today on the nonprofit leadership podcast is Katie Hilborn, Founder and Director of Global Orphan Prevention.

​This podcast is sponsored by CCPC.

 

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CyberSecurity for Nonprofits Robert Horn

Should Nonprofits be worried about cyber attacks? If so, what can they do to protect themselves from such attacks?

Today’s podcast is all about cyber attacks, how they are impacting the nonprofit industry, and the ways in which nonprofit leaders can better prepare for them and learn how to mitigate the risks. Our guest is Bobby Horn, lead placement cyber expert for Crystal & Company – a leading insurance brokerage out of New York. He will share how in 2016, our country saw a massive increase in the number of cyber attacks into organizations and businesses both large and small. Sadly, analysts predict this will continue in 2017 as hackers increase their sophistication. This is a show you don’t want to miss.

Sponsored by CCPC, produced by Nate Vineyard

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Robin Peters Firehouse Subs Foundation

How does a for-profit business support nonprofits most effectively? Can a for-profit business have a vibrant and sustainable social enterprise impact? This week’s guest is going to share some insights on this key topic.  Robin Peters is the Executive Director of the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation and she will share how Firehouse Subs has successfully done this especially as they have come alongside first responders and provided lifesaving equipment. Over the years, Robin has helped establish Firehouse Subs Foundation as a highly respected and effective national non-profit entity. Enjoy today’s show.

Nonprofit Leadership Podcast is produced by Nathan Vineyard and Sponsored by CCPC.

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Vanessa Wakeman The Wakeman Agency

This week’s guest on the Nonprofit Leadership Podcast is Vanessa Wakeman. Since launching The Wakeman Agency in 2003, she has been recognized as a champion for nonprofits and progressive organizations. Vanessa has spent more than a decade as an advisor, counseling organizations on approaches to generate revenue and build influence for mission-driven causes. In this show, she will talk about both the changing landscape of nonprofits and the need to raise up more women executive leaders and what she is doing to train them. Enjoy today’s show!

Produced by Nate Vineyard. Sponsored by CCPC

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Schone Malliet Chairman of The National Winter Sports Education Foundation

Schone Malliet is the Chairman of The National Winter Sports Education Foundation as well as the Chairman And CEO of the National Winter Activity Center. In this podcast he will share the vision and passion behind these unique organizations along with his own story of growing up as an African American in the Bronx to now leading one of the largest winter activity-focused Nonprofits. You do not want to miss this special podcast!

 

 

The Nonprofit Leadership Podcast is sponsored by CCPC.

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Dave Jones

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Pathways Associates‘ Founding Partner, Dave Jones, is our guest on this week’s episode. Pathways Associates is a multi-disciplinary team of consultants based in Salt Lake City. Dave will share about all of the wonderful resources that they provide nonprofits. Through his extensive experience, he also shares his insights about the current state of nonprofits in general and specifically here in Utah. Enjoy today’s show!

 

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