Meet the NI Local San Francisco Speakers.
We are excited to bring you the following leaders from across the impact space, with more coming soon!
Final schedule will be released by March 1st, 2017
Senior Partner, Environmental Resources Management (ERM)
As a relentless optimist and courageous catalyst for change for more than 30 years, Bonnie has held many high profile positions at the global forefront of a new low carbon, resource protected and just economy. She is currently a Senior Partner with Environmental Resources Management which provides technical advisory services in the Business of Sustainability. Bonnie consults with many of the fortune 500 companies on global sustainability, multi-stakeholder engagement and complex supply chain ethical sourcing strategies.
Ms. Nixon has led global environmental, health, safety, ethical and social sustainability initiatives for complex global supply chains and turned adversaries into advocates, using purpose driven and skilled communication techniques. She has served as Executive Director of the Walmart led Sustainability Consortium, Director of Sustainability and Ethical Sourcing for Hewlett-Packard for more than a decade, Driver for the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition, owner of BonnEco, Inc. and Circlepoint, Inc. and most recently led Corporate Social Responsibility at Mattel. Nixon’s areas of expertise span human rights, labor, corruption and bribery practices in high risk geographies, manufacturing, water, wastewater, energy, solid, hazardous and e-waste and transportation.
Professor, University of California, Berkeley
Alan Ross is a faculty member with the Business and Public Policy Group at the Haas School of Business. Alan has been a lecturer with the school since 1990 and also teaches in the political science department of the University of California, Berkeley. At the Haas School, he teaches Legal Aspects of Management and the Social, Political and Ethical Environment of Business. He also teaches Undergraduate Colloquium on Political Science, a class he started as an undergraduate student in 1981. The course has grown to become the most popular political science classes on campus and regularly features political luminaries as guest speakers. In 2005, he was awarded the Haas School’s Earl F. Cheit Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Prior to joining the Haas School, Alan served as a manager for Clinton Reilly Campaigns, running election campaigns for many candidates for congress and the state legislature. He later served as vice president and general counsel for Almerlee Inc., a private investment firm in San Francisco, where he is now president. In addition to his teaching duties, Alan has served on the Board of Directors of California Common Cause, a nonpartisan nonprofit organization which advocates for honest, open, and accountable government and citizen participation in democracy, and currently serves on the Board of Directors of Consult Your Community, a nationwide, student-run nonprofit organization that empowers America’s top undergraduate students to leverage their knowledge of business with their passion for service.
President and Founder, Give Something Back
Michael Hannigan is President/Founder of Give Something Back Office Supplies, one of California’s largest B to B office supply companies. Starting in Oakland in 1991 and modeled on Newman’s Own food company, GSB’s profits are donated to non-profit groups selected by customers and employees. Give Something Back is a Founding B-Corporation and first to convert to a California Benefit Corporation in 2012. Originally from Florida, Mike studied at UC San Diego and UC Berkeley, and began work for the Xerox corporation and then built his career in management for business products companies for the next decade until starting Give Something Back. GSB has garnered numerous awards including Corporate Grant maker of the Year, US SBA Business of the Year and Most Generous Company in America, from Paul Newman and John Kennedy Jr., and Jefferson Award Silver Medalist.
Mike was active in the usual social movements of the late '60s and '70s, and although very successful as a businessperson, he was never really comfortable in that role and never happy unless he was involved in some type of community political activism. He approached his co-founder, Sean Marx with the idea of forming a company that would combine their business skills and values, and saw an opportunity to use the power of business to further the goals of community service through funding non profit organizations. They started GSB in 1991 with their own savings and started making sales calls from his living room.
Founder, Startups Give Back
Jeremy Brown is the Founder of Startups Give Back, the volunteering event where startups work together to help nonprofits in their communities. Since founding Startups Give Back in 2014, and launching it officially in 2015, his team has organized 20 volunteering events in the Bay Area, and has set a new record at the San Francisco Food Bank by packing over 46,000 lbs of food in under three hours. Startups Give Back has launched chapters in New York City and Chicago, and is continuing to grow.
Aside from building Startups Give Back, he is always working on side projects to test hypothesis and experiment with new ideas. Jeremy is also an Advisor for Educate2Envision, a nonprofit that invests in youth from underserved areas to be their own innovators in tackling poverty, and focuses on eradicating the poverty problem in Honduras through youth entrepreneurship and empowerment. As a former college baseball player, Jeremy taught himself how to code using a book, WordPress, Google, and a lot of trial and error. He got his career started in the tech industry right out of college, and has been a tech marketer for his entire career since, from startups to enterprises.
Director of Social Innovation, AngelHack
Rachel oversees social innovation at AngelHack, which operates the world's largest developer ecosystem. In this role, she has been part of planning more than 100 hackathons, including a multi-city hackathon series called Lady Problems, focused on leveraging technology to tackle problems preventing female entrepreneurship. Prior to AngelHack, she worked in the philanthropy sector as a strategy consultant for corporations, high-profile and high-net worth individuals and nonprofits.
Rachel oversees integration of social good and nonprofit partnerships into AngelHacks Global Series in 50 cities worldwide, and works to identify opportunities to bridge the gap in tech between Silicon Valley & developing/ emerging markets. In addition, she designs, manages and implements operations for corporate, nonprofit and government custom hackathons, and manages Code for a Cause, AngelHack's nonprofit arm.
Program Manager, EverwiseWomen
As a strategist, program designer, and coach for a new generation of leaders, Mary has worked with Fortune 500 companies, tech start-ups, the United Nations, schools, foundations and non-profits. For over 10 years, she has helped individuals at all levels of the organization increase their leadership capacity, drive meaningful, effective change, and build inclusive, diverse workplace cultures, and lives by Peter Drucker's saying, "Culture eats strategy for lunch."
Currently at EverwiseWomen, which is a 12-month program designed to engage emerging women leaders through a tailored learning experience, Mary helps high achieving leaders, rebels, and change-makers with big visions to get out of their own way and move their ideas into action - with ease. Everwise provides a completely new model for talent development, and their mission is to connect professionals to the people and resources they need to thrive at every stage of their career.
Millennial Board Member, YCore
By day, Brittany is a Product Manager at Yelp, creating search experiences to connect people with great local businesses. Outside of her job, Brittany has been able to connect and work with local nonprofits through YCore, a social impact fellowship for young professionals. In September 2015, she got involved with YCore as a Project Lead and worked on a marketing project with CODE2040 as part of the Spring 2016 cohort. Today, she is a member of YCore's Millennial Board, helping to recruit and engage other young professionals to get involved in social impact.
Brittany graduated from UC Berkeley in 2014, where she studied Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. At UC Berkeley, she developed non-profit and project management experience through her involvement with Berkeley Innovation, a human-centered design student group. She also interned at several ed-tech companies, including Magoosh and edX. She is passionate about the intersection of technology, design, and education, and hopes to someday make an impact in the education space. In her free time, Brittany enjoys bouldering, exploring new restaurants, and drinking tea.
Associate Manager, Corporate Responsibility, SVCF
At the Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF), Patricia currently advises a variety of corporate clients in achieving their philanthropic goals. She supports the global corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs at Symantec while managing a portfolio of corporate advised funds with SVCF. Since joining SVCF Patricia has bolstered clients’ charitable giving strategies, CSR communications, nonprofit partnerships, and sustainability, diversity, and volunteer initiatives.
Following an internship with a social enterprise in Kolkata, India, Patricia became fascinated by the societal impact available to companies when business prowess and social good come together. After graduating from Santa Clara University she pursued a career that would enable her to guide companies in developing and implementing dynamic philanthropic programs.
Patricia is also Co-Chair of the Corporate Community Relations Consortium (CCRC) and a member of the Association of Corporate Contributions Professionals (ACCP) Emerging Leaders as well as the Junior League of San Francisco.
Sean Rico Fisher
Associate, Corporate Responsibility, SVCF
Sean Rico Fisher serves on the corporate responsibility team at Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SCVF), the largest community foundation in the world. He manages a portfolio of corporate clients, helping them design and execute charitable giving programs on local, national, and global levels.
Currently serving on the executive committee of the Association of Certified Nonprofit Professionals (ACNP), Sean Rico leads portions of the association’s marketing efforts. His previous internships and volunteer work include community research and relations for arts organizations, churches, food shelters, and even Nike – where he performed ethnographic research to design concepts for sustainable products. This community engagement background largely informs the approach he takes to grantmaking and CSR.
One day, Sean Rico hopes to lead a world-class foundation or a global company's community investment and sustainability initiatives. Much of his passion for social impact work is rooted in his experience as a full-time missionary for his church in western North Carolina, where he assisted Spanish-speaking immigrants in their efforts to navigate and integrate into U.S. institutions. His personal philanthropy focuses primarily on building the capacity of organizations and communities to be more inclusive of marginalized groups.
Co-Founder and Executive Director, YCore
Kana Co-Founded YCore in 2014 and became the organization’s first full-time Executive Director in 2016. As a volunteer, she built YCore’s partnership development process, streamlined the Fellowship experience and grew the organization 5x from its beginnings as a 14-person pilot program. Prior to YCore, Kana worked as a consumer product manager at shopkick for five years, leading product for core consumer features, the app’s first international expansion to Germany and user research.
Kana’s life-long interest in volunteering, in her home community of Eugene Oregon, rural Guatemala, or in a service-learning study abroad program in Cape Town, South Africa, combined with internships with small arts organizations, has motivated her to harness her peers’ interest in working for greater social change. Kana graduated from Stanford in 2012 with a B.A. in Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity. In her free time, she loves cooking, reading fiction and obsessing over farmers' market veggies.
Co-Founder and Board Chair, YCore
Simon discovered the powerful impact of philanthropy in high school through a teen philanthropy program and quickly became obsessed. Since then he has worked on a variety of projects at the Jewish Federation, Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (PACS) and The Hewlett Foundation’s Effective Philanthropy Group. Simon currently works as a Program Manager at the Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen Foundation, an organization dedicated to educating people to give in a way that matters more, and is a co-Founder and Board Chair at YCore, a social impact fellowship that gives young professionals the experience and skills they need to be lifelong philanthropists.
YCore is a social impact fellowship developing the next generation of social change leaders by connecting motivated, talented young professionals with local nonprofits, and the Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen Foundation (LAAF) is a private operating foundation with a mission to inspire, educate and empower people to give in a way that matters more. LAAF operates as a philanthropic innovation lab using technology to globally scale open-source education innovations to help individuals change how they give.
Program Manager, Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen Foundation
Keith’s experience working on policy reform and advocacy at the Annie E. Casey Foundation and as an educator in Washington, D.C. has led him to his current role as Chief of Staff at the Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen Foundation, an operating foundation dedicated to helping people give in a way that matters more. His experience as a first generation high school and college graduate informs his commitment to exploring ways that equity-driven reform models can democratize access to opportunity. Keith is an avid hockey and soccer fan, enjoys movie nights with friends and family and cherishes his time advising his former students.
The Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen Foundation (LAAF) is a private operating foundation with a mission to inspire, educate and empower people to give in a way that matters more. LAAF operates as a philanthropic innovation lab using technology to globally scale open-source education innovations to help individuals change how they give. They create philanthropic resources and programs to advance the educational, individual and institutional fields of philanthropy and amplify their measurable social impact.
Program Manager, Optimizely.org
John Leonard heads up Optimizely.org, the social impact arm of the San Francisco-based website optimization startup, Optimizely. He manages product donation, employee volunteering and charitable giving, as well as nonprofit community partnerships.
John has been a leader in social impact across the public, private and nonprofit sectors for more than 20 years. He previously managed digital government programs at Code for America, developed media campaigns on social issues at Better World Advertising, and served as strategic advisor to former Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels. John was also the founding executive director of Gay City, one of the nation’s leading LGBT nonprofits.
John is a past board member of the Horizons Foundation and the Social Justice Fund, and is member of the 2017 Class of Leadership San Francisco.
Founder and CEO, Senda Athletics
As CEO and social entrepreneur, Santi is convinced that soccer can change the lives of millions of unprivileged people around the World. He founded Senda Athletics to empower consumers to support these efforts with their purchases of quality soccer balls and equipment, and support nonprofits using sports to improve their communities. Being Fair Trade, certification involves independent auditing of sports balls factories to ensure factory workers are paid fair wages for their labor and enjoy proper working conditions. Santi is a firm believer that Fair Trade relationships are better for all stakeholders involved , and can bring about systematic change in developing and developed countries.
Senda has a social mission to provide sports equipment to organizations using sports as a tool for social development, and sponsors organizations that use sports as a tool for social development and that address crucial social issues, like AIDS education, community building and gender equality.
Senior Consultant, FSG
Michael is a Senior Consultant at FSG, where he advises foundations, corporations, non-profits, and public sector agencies on developing strategies to maximize social impact in the US and around the globe. He has helped companies identify opportunities to create shared value, wherein addressing social problems creates new business value. He also has also guided communities in building initiatives that target their most intractable issues through collective impact, a structured approach to cross-sector collaboration.
Michael’s work at FSG has spanned a broad array of issues, including juvenile justice; foster care; workforce and SME development; financial stability; community-based development; and international development. Representative clients include the Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center, Anheiser-Busch InBev, BHP Billiton, United Way of Southeast Louisiana, the Houston Endowment, and the Skoll Foundation.
Co-Founder and COO, HandUp
After years of running her own poverty alleviation-focused nonprofit and seeing first-hand the need for better tools to fundraise and engage online communities, Sammie started HandUp, a tech startup with a social mission that created a new way to donate directly to homeless people and neighbors in need here in the US. Started in San Francisco, HandUp is now in 25 states and has raised over $1.9M, supporting over 15,000 people experiencing homelessness and poverty with life-changing resources. She serves as the company’s COO and spends most of her time building partnerships with top nonprofits across the US who use HandUp for their fundraising needs.
Before joining HandUp, Sammie founded and served as Executive Director for Lumana, a microfinance organization in West Africa. She is passionate about using technology to tackle poverty, and frequently speaks at social good and human service events such as SOCAP, TEDx, Ashoka Changemakers, and Stanford’s Social Media on Purpose conference. Sammie finds her bliss in engaging with people - from public speaking at large conferences, to working with neighbors experiencing homelessness, collaborating with her team or communicating with investors. Solutions to our world's most pressing problems are within reach and she believe the journey starts with compassion.
Founder and President, Indosole
In 2004, Kyle Parsons went to Bali for the first time. During his trip he purchased a pair of sandals with soles made from motorbike tires. The unique sandals prompted Kyle to learn more about the worldwide tire problem, and he found that over one billion waste tires end up in landfills every year. This made him even more appreciative of the resourcefulness that lead to the creation of his sandals.
Kyle became determined to get back to Bali to pursue his new passion for repurposed tire sole footwear. The landscape and people of Indonesia had captivated him and he hoped that by transforming discarded tires into soles, he could do his part to help alleviate Indonesia’s pollution problem.
In 2009 Indosole was launched and is a certified B-Corp growing into a player in the worldwide footwear market. Kyle is Indosole’s CEO and handles sales worldwide, and has recently given a TEDx talk on May 28, 2016 entitled "Redesigning your consumer habits” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zVkEmcxPg-w/. You can find him at the Church of Surf, their San Francisco headquarters in the heart of Ocean Beach, California.
Co-Founder and CEO, Powerhouse
Founded in 2013 and based in Oakland, California, Powerhouse is the world's first and only solar+ incubator and accelerator in the world, and has housed over 40 startups and cleantech organizations. Since 2013, Powerhouse startups have collectively generated over $100m in revenue, raised over $250m in capital, employed over 300 people, and have contributed to the installation of 296MW of solar in the US and around the world. Powerhouse was the first investor in 15 early-stage, solar+ software startups including UtilityAPI and PV Complete, and has celebrated 4 acquisitions from its incubator.
Prior to founding Powerhouse, Emily worked with Van Jones, former advisor to President Obama, to launch and lead the Green Jobs Corps. Emily is the founding convener of the the Oakland Climate Action Coalition which drafted and secured passage of the nation's most ambitious Energy and Climate Action Plan of any city in the nation. Emily worked with Mosaic to pilot and launch their financing platform in Oakland. Emily is a 2012 New Leaders Council Alumni, 2014 Young Climate Leaders Fellow, and was featured in the 15 for 2015 Women Leaders in Cleantech.
CEO at Full Circle Fund
Throughout his career, Jay has always committed his time to mission driven organizations dedicated to making positive change in underserved communities. Prior to joining Full Circle Fund, Jay was the Senior Vice President at buildOn, an international nonprofit working to break the cycle of poverty and illiteracy. In addition to overseeing buildOn’s fundraising goals, Jay managed the West Coast Office as well as the national operations team. As an innovative social sector thought leader, Jay has a long track record of programmatic impact and building innovative corporate philanthropy models to scale that ensure sustainable funding. Jay & his wife Chelsea live in Berkeley with their two year old son Cole and ten year old dog Coosa.
Full Circle Fund is an active network of professionals who leverage their time, talent and connections to help nonprofit organizations launch new initiatives, make a greater impact and accelerate positive change in our community. They’re made up of incredibly passionate, motivated and talented people who want to play a more active role in making the world a better place. Full Circle Fund offers its members, investors and grant partners the opportunity to be a part of something bigger than simply giving, as members come together to think, learn and work hand-in-hand to affect change where it matters most.
Portfolio Manager, Google.org
Maab is a philanthropic-portfolio manager in San Francisco for Google, and a leader of the company’s youth-employment and racial-justice grant-making efforts. She graduated from Duke and received a master’s degree in public policy and an M.B.A. from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.
Prior to moving to Ann Arbor, Maab worked at Values Partnerships, a start-up consulting firm that advises businesses and nonprofit organizations on maximizing their social impact. Maab also served at the White House, where she drove anti-human trafficking efforts through a national faith-based task force. Her federal experience includes developing brand strategy for the Department of Health and Human Services, as well as policy development for a variety of projects, including Let’s Move! and the Fatherhood Initaitive. A native of Richmond, Virginia, Maab holds a B.A. in Public Policy from Duke University.
Manager, Corporate Responsibility, eBay Foundation
Alexis began her career in international development, where she worked in a variety of geographic and professional contexts from community development in rural Namibia to education reform in the Marshall Islands and diplomatic communications at the United Nations. Over time, she grew intrigued by the interplay between the private sector and public good, which led to the 2007 launch of Blue Marble Ice Cream – an organic ice cream company she co-founded in NYC. While building the company from a local start-up to a multi-platform brand on the rise, she also developed and led its social venture, Blue Marble Dreams. Through this innovative venture, Alexis built two ice cream social enterprises with local women’s groups in Rwanda and Haiti, with the aim of creating sustainable jobs, supporting area farmers and revitalizing communities. Her work in Rwanda was the subject of a critically acclaimed documentary, Sweet Dreams. Most recently, she worked as an independent business consultant and developed a graduate-level course on impact entrepreneurship, which she taught at Columbia University.
As a manager in SVCF’s corporate responsibility department, Alexis supports a small portfolio of the Foundation’s corporate clients, with a particular focus on eBay. At eBay, she is working with the company’s Foundation and Global Impact teams to develop and lead meaningful employee engagement initiatives around their core interest areas of entrepreneurial capacity building and inclusive economies.
Partner at LIFT Economy, Cofounder of the Force for Good Fund
Ryan Honeyman is a consultant and author of The B Corp Handbook: How to Use Business as a Force for Good (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, October 2014) - http://www.betterworldbooks.com/go/b-corp-handbook. This book makes the business case for improving your social and environmental performance, and offers a step-by-step "quick start guide" on how your company can join an innovative and rapidly expanding community of businesses that want to make money and make a difference.
Ryan helps businesses like Ben & Jerry’s, King Arthur Flour, Method, Klean Kanteen, and Nutiva become Certified B Corporations and maximize the value of their B Corp certification. As Partner at the LIFT Economy, which is an impact consulting firm that is helping to create, model, and share a locally self-reliant economy that works for the benefit of all life, he works with companies to help them increase their impact, enhance their employee engagement, and increase their organizational efficiency. Ryan is also Cofounder at The $1M Force for Good Fund, which is specifically designed to nurture, grow, and launch women- and people of color-owned, high-impact, “Best for the World” B Corporations (i.e., companies that score in the top 10% of B Corps worldwide). Learn more at www.lifteconomy.com/forceforgood
Ryan has written articles for the Stanford Social Innovation Review, Fast Company, Entrepreneur, Huffington Post, Utne Reader, and TriplePundit. He has also been a featured speaker at SOCAP, Bioneers, the B Corp Champions Retreat, CatalystCreativ, and the Sustainable Enterprise Conference. Ryan holds a B.A. from the University of California, Santa Cruz and a M.Sc. from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Executive Director, RE-volv
Andreas is a dedicated renewable energy advocate with over ten years of environmental and renewable energy nonprofit experience. Prior to founding RE-volv in 2011, he worked with a number of leading organizations including the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), the National Audubon Society, blueEnergy, and the Center for Resource Solutions. Andreas holds Master’s degrees in International Affairs and in Natural Resources and Sustainable Development, and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics. He is a 2014 Audubon Toyota TogetherGreen Conservation Leadership Fellow and a 2016 OpenIDEO Climate Innovation Fellow. He also serves on the Steering Committee of the Local Clean Energy Alliance.
RE-volv believes that everyone should have the ability to support clean energy, so they created a new way for people to take action. They raise money through crowdfunding to put solar panels on community-serving nonprofit organizations and worker-owned cooperatives, and as these organizations pay them back, RE-volv reinvests the money into more solar projects in communities across the country. This creates a revolving fund for solar energy that continually perpetuates itself building more and more solar. It's a pay-it-forward model for community solar, and they call it the Solar Seed Fund: 1) FUNDRAISE: RE-volv raises money through crowdfunding from amazing people; 2) INVEST: We then invest in community-based solar energy projects; 3) PAY IT FORWARD: We reinvest the money saved to fund more worthy solar energy projects.
Vaughn R. Maurice
Executive Director, WildCare
Vaughn R. Maurice is the newly hired Executive Director of WildCare, a San Rafael-based nonprofit organization. He leads a team of dedicated staff and volunteers who rescue, rehabilitate, and release nearly 4,000 wild animals a year, while also offering educational programs that reach over 52,000 Bay Area children and adults.
Vaughn has spent nearly twenty five years in the not for profit world gaining expertise in nonprofit organizational management, financial development, finance and strategic planning. He began his career at the American Red Cross, living and working in such places as Bosnia, Hungary, Korea, and Japan as well as serving in several assignments throughout the United States. He then transitioned to animal welfare where he has led organizations such as the St. Tammany Humane Society, Dogs for the Deaf and has most recently led the national development efforts for the Animal Legal Defense Fund.
Founder & Chief Storyteller, TrimTab Media
Mischa Hedges is a social entrepreneur and award-winning documentary filmmaker. His passion is telling stories that raise social and environmental awareness and inspire people to action. His last feature-length documentary was OF THE SEA a documentary about fishermen, seafood & sustainability. Mischa holds an MBA in Sustainable Enterprise from Dominican University’s Green MBA program, and is Founder and Chief Storyteller at TrimTab Media, a communications agency that works with sustainable brands to leverage the power of their stories and make meaningful connections with their customers and supporters. When he’s not telling stories, you’ll find him outside: trail-running, surfing or biking.
Sustainability & Employee Engagement, Annie's
Tiffany is a passionate sustainability professional seeking to empower corporations and individuals to embrace environmental stewardship and social responsibility. She is committed to making an impact and driving environmental and social change. In 2016, she was honored as one of Greenbiz's "30 Under 30" Sustainability Leaders.
She currently is a Sustainability Analyst at at Annie’s Inc., a natural and organic food company based in Berkeley, CA. Her role focuses on driving the company’s sustainability initiatives, which include managing Annie's responsible manufacturing program, analyzing and improving the company's sustainability metrics, and educating employees on environmental and social issues. In addition, her work involves telling the story of our products and workplace through our website and sustainability reports. On her free time, Tiffany serves as the co-president of the Net Impact SF chapter.
Director of Operations and Development, Pledge 1%
Lisa Boyd is the Director of Operations and Development at Pledge 1%, a corporate philanthropy movement dedicated to making the community a key stakeholder in every business. Pledge 1% encourages and challenges individuals and early-stage companies to pledge 1% of equity, product, and employee time to social impact.
Prior to joining Pledge 1%, Lisa co-founded and led the strategy team at TMI Strategy. As the consulting branch of DoSomething.org, TMI helps companies and brands develop impactful social change programs through insights backed by data from millions of young people. Through her earlier strategic work at Purpose and Homer Learning, Lisa helped move the needle on issues like minimum wage laws and early childhood education. She also spent three years running sustainable water and sanitation programs in Sub-Saharan Africa. Lisa thrives on live music, loves to hip hop dance, and speaks Swahili. Follow her @lisabboyd and her work @PledgeOne.