Check out some of our recent spotlight articles below:
Oct. 31, 2018: Kathy Soll, Founder and CEO of Teens For Food Justice, a nonprofit that applies hydroponic urban farming techniques to ensure equitable access to healthy, fresh, and affordable food.
Sept. 26, 2018: Terence Li, Executive Director of CitySquash, a Bronx-based nonprofit that helps talented young people from under-resourced households fulfill their academic, athletic, and leadership potential.
August. 29, 2018: Denise Byrd ’88, the Creative Director of CarrotNewYork: a for-profit media and communications firm that helps corporations, nonprofits, and government agencies reach millions through creative, imaginative media initiatives. Their core competencies include financial literacy, health & nutrition, and sustainability.
July 25, 2018: Griffin Pinkow, founder of the Foreseeable Future Foundation, a nonprofit that focuses on improving the lives of the visually impaired through sports and recreation. Griffin has completed four marathons, competes at the national level in cycling, and recently learned to snowboard – all while being blind.
June 27, 2018: Kevin Jennings ’85 Harvard, a friend of YANA and President of the Tenement Museum, a nonprofit that preserves and interprets the history of immigration through the experience of those who settled in and built lives on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, America’s iconic immigrant neighborhood.
May 30, 2018: Ted Smith ’00, Executive Director of New Heights, an educational nonprofit that uses the power of sports to engage promising inner-city youth to be leaders in high school, college, and life.
April 25, 2018: Gabe Rissman ’17, former undergraduate leader of the Dwight Hall Socially Responsible Investment Fund, and co-founder of Real Impact Tracker, which aims to bring impact investing to everyone with greater transparency by scoring the social and environmental impact of investments and building a system to certify those institutions most committed to impact.
March 28, 2018: Peter Heller, of the Heller Fundraising Group, a consulting firm that provides fundraising expertise for nonprofits — including strategic advising and implementation on capital campaigns, feasibility studies and major gift programs.
Feb. 28, 2018: Andrea Louie, executive director of the Asian American Arts Alliance, a local nonprofit that supports artists of Asian descent across the span of their careers through networking, workshops, fellowships, and civic engagement.
Jan. 31, 2018: Tommy Safian, co-founder and executive director of Refoundry, a nonprofit that trains formerly incarcerated people to repurpose discarded materials into home furnishings and mentors them into their own businesses.