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Charlton Cunningham

Charlton Cunningham

Charlton Cunningham serves as the Head of Programs at HBCUvc, an organization dedicated to bringing more diversity into the venture capital industry. He formerly was Executive Director of Startup Atlanta, a City of Atlanta-funded non-profit focused on economic and community development. Prior to Startup Atlanta, Charlton held roles in brand strategy and member experience design […]

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logbook March 2021

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At the beginning of this year, I embarked on a journey to better understand what is keeping impact makers up at night: What is standing in their way of creating deep and meaningful impact in their community? What obstacles make their day-to-day harder than necessary? And how do they go about their work without sacrificing […]

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Rachel Gerrol

Vice President Joe Biden takes photos with guests during an It's On Us and Violence Against Women Act reception held at the Naval Observatory Residence in Washington, D.C., Oct. 4, 2016. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)

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Rachel Gerrol is a “Catalyst at Large”, working at the intersection of philanthropy, social innovation & community building. She is Co-Founder & CEO of NEXUS, the leading international network of next gen philanthropists & impact investors, with 6000+ members from 70+ countries representing families with a combined net worth of $650 billion. Her work stems […]

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#7 Start. Be patient.

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This article belongs to the 7-part series Ecosystem Building 101. The entire series is developed in Fireside Chats with entrepreneurial ecosystem builders around the world. In an infinite game, (it) is the game that lives on and it is the players whose time runs out. Because there’s no such thing as winning or losing in an infinite game, […]

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Titania Veda

Titania-Veda

“One of my favorite client projects was a year-long contract with the city of Austin, Texas. Bloomberg philanthropies funded us to design a project that would create better services for people experiencing homelessness. As service and content designer for this project, one of my directives was to actually create the lived experience of a year-long […]

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Clarity & Focus

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When I graduated from my East German high school, it seemed everyone knew their destiny – bank apprenticeship, tourism degree, communications. After over a decade of schooling, I had no idea why I was in this world and what I would do with my one wild and precious life. After traveling and volunteering far away […]

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Servane Mouazan

Servane Mouazan

“Orixas are the spirits that you are born with. During my time in Brazil as a capoeira player, the mother of one of my friends there explained to me that your orixa is the spirit you’re born with and that protects you. My spirit, she explained, was Yemanjá Oguntê, a feminine patron spirit,  protector of […]

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logbook February 2021

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Friends, it feels I never stop turning the page here at Social Venturers. As with every good change, it feels monumental on the inside and looks insignificant on the outside. Over the 18 months that Social Venturers has been online, I have published 120 interviews and articles. But I want to do more than tell […]

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