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Love What You Do: Jessica Van Thiel's Leadership Journey

My colleague Shivani and I founded PATHFINDER, in 2015, as an international social enterprise based in Canada and France. PATHFINDER consults with business, academia and policy for innovative solutions in the world of sustainable development.

Elizabeth Maloba

“My Work Found Me”: Elizabeth Maloba’s Leadership Journey

Elizabeth Maloba is an expert facilitator who focuses on organizational planning, business model creation and leadership. She has worked with over 20 organizations in more than 22 African states, supporting them to make decisions, solve problems, exchange ideas and information, and learn.

Marcus Scurry CAMBA

Improving Lives and Strengthening Communities: Marcus Scurry's Leadership Journey

Q: Why did you decide to go into the nonprofit/social purpose sector? 

Jaclyn Boyes Lodestar

“We All Have Our Own Stutter”: Jaclyn Boyes on Embracing Authentic Leadership

Jaclyn Boyes knows a thing or two about interviewing. She works at Arizona Women’s Education and Employment (AWEE), which, as part of its mission, trains people to interview.

Aneri Pradhan

My Leadership Journey: Aneri Pradhan, ENVenture

Aneri Pradhan is the Founder of ENVenture, an incubator which offers seed financing and training for rural clean energy entrepreneurs in Uganda. In October 2017, she attended the American Express Leadership Academy in New York City.

Oyindamola Johnson

Elevate Your Game: On Taking Leadership Lessons Home to Lagos

Last September, I returned to my hometown of Lagos, Nigeria after a yearlong Atlas Corps Fellowship. Atlas Corps functions similarly to a “reverse Peace Corps,” where social purpose professionals from around the globe come to America to work with and learn from nonprofit organizations.

Monica Kang with her trainee group

From Nuclear Power to the Power of Creativity: Monica Kang's Journey

Monica Kang is the Founder of InnovatorsBox, which offers creative educational workshops, services, products and a diverse community for professionals in all industries to better integrate creativity into work and life.

Gale Nelson

“Harmony, Servanthood and Reflection”: Gale Nelson's Journey

Gale Nelson is President of Big Brothers Big Sisters Miami, which connects vulnerable children and young people with mentors, helping more than 7,000 children, volunteers and families every year.


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