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Making an Impact as a Financial Coach for Women

Photo credit: Jackie Tara Studios   Two years ago, Maggie Germano, then a planning and evaluations associate at The Pew Charitable Trusts, turned her personal-finance hobby into a side business as a financial coach for women. In January of this year, she left her nonprofit day job to focus on her business full time. Although Germano […]

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6 Organizations and Female Leaders to Celebrate

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In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re celebrating influential female leaders who have shaped, and continue to shape, important social change. Whether you’re just starting your social-impact career or you’re interested in being more involved as a community organizer, find inspiration and encouragement from six exceptional contemporary changemakers and the organizations and causes they fight […]

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Black History Month | 4 Social-Impact Leaders to Celebrate

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Did you know that Black History Month exists because of a nonprofit organization and its dedicated leader? Dr. Carter G. Woodson, often called the “Father of Black History,” founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History in 1915 to promote the study of Black history and the role of Black Americans in […]

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Thinking About Taking the Leap from Full Time to Freelance?

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Do you dream of being your own boss? Maybe you think about leaving your corporate job to work in the social-impact world. Maybe you want the freedom to contribute to multiple causes. Maybe you feel like you would be more effective if your schedule were flexible. Often, these thoughts don’t go any further. Making the […]

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