When Mini-Golf Goes Rogue, Artists Win

When Mini-Golf Goes Rogue, Artists Win

On August 19, 2016

When Mini-Golf Goes Rogue, Artists Win In my fifth blog post as Minnesota Council on Foundations’ Executive in Residence, I showcase the new social enterprise Can...

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Mission Investors Fill The Baltimore Marriot

Mission Investors Fill The Baltimore Marriot

On June 28, 2016

Mission Investors Fill The Baltimore Marriot In my fourth blog post as Minnesota Council on Foundations’ Executive in Residence, I recount my experience at the Mission...

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Build on the Love People Have for Where They Live

Build on the Love People Have for Where They Live

On June 28, 2016

Build on the Love People Have for Where They Live In my third blog post as Minnesota Council on Foundations’ Executive in Residence, I discuss galvanizing...

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Do You Know Where Your Cash Sleeps At Night?

Do You Know Where Your Cash Sleeps At Night?

On June 28, 2016

Do You Know Where Your Cash Sleeps At Night In my second blog post as Minnesota Council on Foundations’ Executive in Residence, I cover a few...

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Can Business Do Well and Good?

Can Business Do Well and Good?

On May 06, 2016

Can Business do well and good? As the Minnesota Council on Foundations’ executive in residence, I will be regularly contributing posts to their blog. In my...

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What Susan is doing

Right now I’m hopeful: more people are getting vaccinated every day, gender and racial equity remains top of mind for all even though a year has passed since the murder of George Floyd, and more money is moving into making a positive social and environmental impact. After getting my start in impact investing in the 1990s with Prudential Financial headquarters in Newark, New Jersey, I’m particularly excited to see other corporations join the party. Many investors are requesting “education to action” engagements, which is also a change from just a few years ago. And social entrepreneurs like Kate Mortenson of iPondr, the gener8tor team, and Dr. Paul Johnson of Brown Venture Group, the heart of why we do the work we do, well, they continue to inspire me with their tenacity and brilliance.