How Climate Warrior Elizabeth Yeampierre Has Re-Written the Rules of Power

Podcast Elizabeth Yeampierre, Leadership in Social Change season 3

With the urgency and focus of a woman on a mission to save the planet, Elizabeth Yeampierre leads UPROSE with a fierce commitment to a “leaderful” leadership model, that distributes power to all. With an emphasis on intergenerational and intersectional leadership, Elizabeth has rewritten the rules of power and placed it in the hands of the most marginalized groups. In this interview, Elizabeth talks about her experiences as a leader and how her organization is shaping conversations and actions in the climate justice fight.

Rusty Stahl’s Radical Vision for a Transformed Nonprofit Workforce

Podcast Rusty Stahl Leadership in Social Change

The typical nonprofit playbook includes a scenario where an organization has constrained resources and overworked staff with limited access to professional development opportunities. Rusty Stahl, CEO and Founder of Fund the People, is advocated for something radically different. In this episode of Social Change Diaries, Rusty makes the case for an industry wide overhaul of how we invest in the nonprofit workforce.

Stosh Cotler on the Jewish Community’s Role in Progressive Social Change in the US

Podcast Stosh Colter Leadership in Social Change

In this time of heightened social activism, Stosh Cotler sees tremendous opportunity and need for Bend the Arc, the National leading Jewish voice dedicated to mobilizing Jewish Americans to advocate for the nation’s most vulnerable. In this episode, Stosh talks about impactful leadership, current day Jewish identity and social movements.

Sean Thomas-Breitfeld on the Uneven Playing Field of Nonprofit Leadership

Podcast Sean Thomas Breitfeld Leadership in Social Change

They say what gets measured gets done. A conversation with Sean Thomas-Breitfeld of the Building Movement Project shines a spotlight on the racial leadership gap in the nonprofit sector, as well as some specific measurable actions that can create much needed change in the leadership ranks. In the interview, Sean not only shares the cold, hard facts, he also takes us through his experience of presenting the data and the prevailing opinions of various audiences. This episode is a must listen for anyone that works within the eco-system of social change today.

Kashif Shaikh on Leadership that Reframes the Narrative Around Muslim-Americans

Podcast Kashif Shaikh Leadership in Social Change

As a first-generation Muslim American, Kashif Shaikh sees the world through a lens that ensures American Muslims have access to all of the freedoms and opportunities this country offers. In a conversation about leadership, he shares his vision and the importance of developing leaders who can tell their stories to create change, shifting the current narrative around Muslim-Americans. In less than a decade, under Kashif’s leadership, he has grown the organization he co-founded, the Pillars Fund, into a leading voice for American Muslims. Listen and learn.

Trista Harris on How Futurism Holds the Keys to Deep Social Change

Podcast Trista Harris Leadership in Social Change

As a champion for nonprofits, Futurist, Trista Harris helps organizations reimagine the future. In this conversation about leadership and philanthropy, Trista talks about the necessity for more organizations to embrace futurism as a way to solve social issues in the most impactful ways possible.