Giving Back

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Rena Nathanson/Giving Back

Founder and CEO, Bananagrams, Inc.

A: I believe that if you can, you should. It’s something my father taught me, and something that I work to instill in my children. We do a lot of philanthropic ...

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Manisha Thakor/Giving Back

Founder & CEO, MoneyZen Wealth Management, LLC

A: To be honest, I spent my 20s and 30s working like a crazy drunk chicken - I was in finance and it was 24/7/364 around the clock. So my giving ...

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Kelly Hoey/Giving Back

Co-founder, Women Innovate Mobile (WIM) Accelerator

A: I participated in a Kickstarter campaign to finance an independent documentary film The Illusionists. The film’s director, cinematographer and editor Elena Rossini, had previously interviewed me for her website ...

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Kara Gerson/Giving Back

Executive Director, Voss Foundation

A: I feel rewarded whenever I see the ways my giving has affected someone. And honestly, it is transformative each and every time. I feel like one reason people don’t give ...

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Lisa Oz/Giving Back

President, Ozworks, LLC

A: My husband and I share a deep concern over the growing rate of childhood obesity, so we formed Healthcorps, a foundation that teaches teenagers in underserved communities about nutrition, exercise ...

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Bobbi Brown/Giving Back

Founder & CCO, Bobbi Brown Cosmetics

A: I firmly believe that when you have the means to make a difference in other people’s lives, you need to pay it forward. The more you give in life, the ...

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