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Denver Frederick is the Host of The Business of Giving. The program is the only show of its kind that focuses on solutions to today's complex social problems. What's working? Who are the changemakers? How is it all being financed? The program addresses issues such as global poverty, affordable housing, clean drinking water, medical breakthroughs, and matters related to education.

Denver Frederick is the Host of The Business of Giving. The program is the only show of its kind that focuses on solutions to today's complex social problems. What's working? Who are the changemakers? How is it all being financed? The program addresses issues such as global poverty, affordable housing, clean drinking water, medical breakthroughs, and matters related to education.

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New York, NY

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Denver Frederick is the Host of The Business of Giving. The program is the only show of its kind that focuses on solutions to today's complex social problems. What's working? Who are the changemakers? How is it all being financed? The program addresses issues such as global poverty, affordable housing, clean drinking water, medical breakthroughs, and matters related to education.

Twitter:

@bizofgive

Language:

English

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111 Broadway, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10006 212-642-4500


Episodes

How a Data-Driven Approach is Transforming the Criminal Justice System

4/19/2021
The following is a conversation with CEO Clementine Jacoby and Head of Product Andrew Warren of Recidiviz, and Denver Frederick, the Host of The Business of Giving. The United States comprises less than 5% of the world's population, but close to 25% of the world's prison population. Part of the problem is that there's a nationwide lack of uniformity in collecting and sharing data in the criminal justice system. It's a Tower of Babel of sorts, which leads to inefficiency and poor...

Duration:00:35:24

CEO of DivInc on How Cities Can Create a More Inclusive Startup Community

4/14/2021
The following is a conversation between Preston James, Co-founder and CEO of Divinc, and Denver Frederick, the Host of The Business of Giving. DivInc was the first early-stage tech startup accelerator in Texas, exclusively for people of color and women tech entrepreneurs. And it's an organization that's on the move, expanding into other cities, focusing on social justice, innovation, and serving women of color entrepreneurs through their Startup Sistas initiative. And it's a pleasure to...

Duration:00:28:08

Camelback Ventures is Unlocking the Genius and Potential in Entrepreneurs of Color

4/12/2021
The following is a conversation between Aaron Walker, the Founder and CEO of Camelback Ventures, and Denver Frederick, the Host of The Business of Giving. Camelback Ventures works to identify, develop, and promote underrepresented entrepreneurs working in social impact. It provides them with the coaching, capital, and connections they need to be successful. And here to discuss how they do it and the impact they've had is Aaron Walker, the founder and CEO of Camelback Ventures.

Duration:00:28:45

Susan G. Komen CEO Says be Bold Now or Risk Irrelevance

4/12/2021
The following is a conversation between Paula Schneider, the President and CEO of Susan G. Komen, and Denver Frederick, the Host of The Business of Giving. Susan G. Komen is the only organization that addresses breast cancer on multiple fronts such as research, community health, global outreach, and public policy initiatives in order to make the biggest impact against this disease. They've been doing this for nearly 40 years now. And here to talk about their work as well as their challenges...

Duration:00:38:24

Legatum CEO on the Benefits of a Long-Term Perspective for Both Investing and Philanthropy 

4/6/2021
The following is a conversation between Mark Stoleson, the Chief Executive Officer and a Partner at Legatum, and Denver Frederick, the Host of The Business of Giving. Legatum Limited is one of the most interesting enterprises you'll ever come across. It's a private investment firm headquartered in Dubai that uses its own funds to invest globally. The firm also invests in activities that promote anti-slavery, health, and educational initiatives, and it does so in a very distinctive fashion....

Duration:00:53:23

The Founder of Inventium Speaks About Innovation, the 4-Day Workweek and Time Management

3/29/2021
The following is a conversation between Amantha Imber, Founder of and Chief Maker at Inventium, and Denver Frederick, the Host of The Business of Giving. Inventium is Australia's leading innovation and behavioral science consultancy since 2007. This helped provide people from around the world with the tools to innovate, adapt, create, experiment, and grow. They're also leading the way and helping us all work smarter -- so critical in this time of COVID-19. And here to share some of their...

Duration:00:35:01

Wikimedia: A Fundraising Model All Its Own

3/26/2021
The following is a conversation between Lisa Seitz-Gruwell, Chief Revenue Officer of the Wikimedia Foundation, and Denver Frederick, the Host of The Business of Giving. The Wikimedia Foundation was created to ensure that Wikipedia was reserved as a nonprofit entity with respect for community governance and conducted in the public interest and in the public spirit. And here to tell us how they raise the bucks to pay the bills and support their community is Lisa Seitz-Gruwell, chief revenue...

Duration:00:17:23

Wikimedia CEO on How Wikipedia Works and the Future of Knowledge

3/25/2021
The following is a conversation between Katherine Maher, CEO & Executive Director of Wikimedia Foundation, and Denver Frederick, the Host of The Business of Giving. When I first heard of the Wikimedia Foundation, I wasn't exactly sure what it was. So, I did what I frequently do when I want to learn more about something, I went to Wikipedia to find out. And another way to have found out would have been to speak with Katherine Maher, the chief executive officer and executive director of...

Duration:00:38:47

How SMASH is leveling the playing field in STEM Education

3/23/2021
The following is a conversation between Eli Kennedy, the Chief Executive Officer of SMASH, and Denver Frederick, the Host of The Business of Giving. SMASH was one of the earliest STEM education programs created in the United States as a way to prepare students of color for STEM college studies. Their vision is an ecosystem where every student, regardless of their zip code, has the opportunity to participate in and thrive in the global economy. And here to tell us more about it and how...

Duration:00:25:37

Why Radical Self-Inquiry is Critical to Professional Success and Healthy Relationships

3/19/2021
The following is a conversation between Jerry Colonna, author of Reboot: Leadership and the Art of Growing Up, and Denver Frederick, the Host of The Business of Giving. Executive Coach Jerry Colonna believes leaders need to engage in radical self-inquiry, which builds the maturity required for leaders to lift up others and not just themselves. His book, Reboot: Leadership and the Art of Growing Up has served as a guide and inspiration for many to cut through their own delusions so they can...

Duration:00:44:59

Parental Engagement Vital to a Child Learning to Read Says Springboard Collaborative CEO

3/19/2021
The following is a conversation between Alejandro Gibes De Gac, Founder & CEO of Springboard Collaborative, and Denver Frederick, the Host of The Business of Giving. Springboard Collaborative closes the literacy gap by closing the gap between home and school. It's also taking this moment, a moment created by the pandemic, to reimagine the educational system as it is being rebuilt. This is a significant story, and here to share it with us is the Founder and CEO of Springboard Collaborative,...

Duration:00:30:11

The Jed Foundation Responds to Mental Health Issues of Youth During Pandemic

3/17/2021
The following is a conversation between John MacPhee, the Executive Director & CEO of the Jed Foundation, and Denver Frederick, the Host of The Business of Giving. The Jed Foundation is a nonprofit that protects emotional health and prevents suicide for our nation's teens and young adults. This is an issue that has become far more urgent during the current pandemic. What exactly has been the impact of this extended lockdown? And how has Jed responded to better serve young people? Here to...

Duration:00:25:19

Judith Rodin on Making Money Moral

3/15/2021
The following is a conversation between Judith Rodin, Co-author of Making Money Moral: How a New Wave of Visionaries is Linking Purpose and Profit, and Denver Frederick, the Host of The Business of Giving. Impact investing has been around for nearly 15 years now, but how and where did that term get hatched? The answer would be at the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center back in 2007. And the woman at the founding, who has led and transformed two global institutions as the president of the...

Duration:00:34:13

How Philanthropy Can Support Systems-Change Leaders

3/15/2021
The following is a conversation between Lija Farnham, a Partner at The Bridgespan Group and Co-author of the report "How Philanthropy Can Support Systems-Change Leaders," and Denver Frederick, the Host of The Business of Giving. The COVID-19 pandemic has unmasked the inequitable design of many of society's systems. In fact, there may have been more discussion about systems change in the past year than there's been in the past decade. But what problems require a systems change approach? Who...

Duration:00:23:09

The Great Reset: Seizing Opportunity From the Shock Inflicted by COVID-19

3/8/2021
The following is a conversation between Thierry Malleret, Co-author of COVID-19: The Great Reset, and Denver Frederick, the Host of The Business of Giving. Thierry Malleret is the co-founder and principal author of the Monthly Barometer, a highly respected analytical and predictive newsletter on macro issues for high-level decision-makers. He is also the co-author of the much-talked-about book, COVID-19: The Great Reset. And it's a pleasure to have him with us now.

Duration:00:32:35

Braven: Helping Low Income Students Make the Transition form College to Good Jobs

3/8/2021
The following is a conversation between Aimée Eubanks Davis, Founder and CEO of Braven, and Denver Frederick, the Host of The Business of Giving. In 2013, CEO and Founder, Aimée Eubanks Davis launched Braven, having identified the education-to-employment gap faced by some of our most promising young leaders. What does Braven do to address this challenge, and how has their work been impacted by the pandemic? Well, we're going to find out now from her.

Duration:00:41:38

How Philanthropists Can Get Out of Their Own Way and Create Transformative Change

3/3/2021
The following is a conversation between Kris Putnam-Walkerly, author of Delusional Altruism: Why Philanthropists Fail to Achieve Change and What They Can Do to Transform Giving, and Denver Frederick, the Host of The Business of Giving. Many of the assumptions and norms we have relied on have been challenged significantly over the past year. Philanthropy and the way giving is done is no exception. As new practices are being established, I thought it would be important to hear from an expert...

Duration:00:32:36

Social Purpose Done Right

3/1/2021
The following is a conversation between Carol Cone, Founder and CEO of Carol Cone ON PURPOSE, and Denver Frederick, the Host of The Business of Giving. For some 40 years, social impact pioneer Carol Cone, the founder and CEO of Carol Cone ON PURPOSE, has helped companies discover their purpose beyond profit. Now, it's an issue that everyone understands the importance of, and Carol's expertise and know-how about it are invaluable. And she is here with us now to share some of her insights.

Duration:00:37:58

The Conversation: An Indispensable Playbook to Effectively Address Systemic Racism in Your Organization

2/23/2021
The following is a conversation between Robert Livingston, author of The Conversation: How Seeking and Speaking the Truth About Racism Can Radically Transform Individuals and Organizations, and Denver Frederick, the Host of The Business of Giving. The ratio between words spoken and action taken is uncomfortably high when it comes to racial equity in our organizations and institutions. One reason for this is that it's a very difficult issue to talk about, but a new book provides a common...

Duration:00:41:41

Freada Kapor Klein on “Gap Closing” and the Importance of “Lived Experience “

2/19/2021
The following is a conversation between Freada Kapor Klein, Partner at Kapor Capital, and Denver Frederick, the Host of The Business of Giving. The need to “build back better” in the wake of the cataclysmic events from this past year is at the top of most people's minds, but good intentions are no longer good enough... or are piecemeal solutions. Freada Kapor Klein, a partner at Kapor Capital and co-chair of the Kapor Center, understands better than most what changes are truly needed to...

Duration:00:39:13