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Moving in the Direction of Impact | An Interview with Neetal Parekh

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  Though she’s a licensed attorney, Neetal Parekh has pursued her passion for social entrepreneurship and impact with singularity. She wears many hats as the author of 51 Questions on Social Entrepreneurship, founder of Innov8Social, host of The Impact Podcast by Innov8Social, and convener of the Impactathon. She is also a frequent speaker, facilitator, and […]

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Meet the Nonprofit Founder Bringing Career Advice to Your Cell Phone

Jaime-Alexis Fowler

We use our cell phones for everything these days: watching movies, buying groceries, transferring money, and even for making a phone call on occasion! Now, thanks to Empower Work Founder and Executive Director Jaime-Alexis Fowler, you can use your phone to get free, expert guidance on a challenging work situation via text or web chat. […]

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A Social-Impact Success Story | Jennifer Lazar Schiamberg

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Many successful career relaunchers—mid-career professionals looking to rejoin the workforce after a significant career break—consider volunteerism and nonprofit work to be a part of their relaunch journey. Working or volunteering in the social-impact space is an excellent opportunity for relaunchers to refamiliarize themselves with the ways of the workplace, bulk up their resume with fresh […]

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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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