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Women in Leadership Spotlight: Katie Franco, Girl Develop It

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In honor of Women’s History Month, Common Impact is proud to spotlight women who are making history by championing gender equity, uplifting other women, and strengthening their communities. Today we hear from Katie Franco, Executive Director of Girl Develop It, a national nonprofit organization that creates welcoming, supportive opportunities for women and non-binary adults to learn coding and software development skills.

Women Are a Driving Force for the SDGs

GRI podcast examines the role of women-led businesses on the road to the 2030 Agenda
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Leading experts in sustainable development share insights on why gender equality is a key factor in economic development – including the interconnection between women entrepreneurs and inclusive growth – in the latest podcast from GRI.

Gender Lens Is Emerging as a Fundamental ESG Screen

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By Jennifer Coombs, College for Financial Planning and the Chartered SRI Counselor designation program

Sustainable Investing: Good News for 2022 and Beyond

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by Carole Liable, CEO of Domini Impact Investments

For women-led and impact leading Domini Impact Investments, sustainable investing isn’t a trend; it’s a tradition. CEO Carole Laible explains what’s ahead for sustainable investing in 2022—and why women are the ones that will continue to power its momentum.

Community Investing: Tools for These Times

Fueling Transformational Change
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by Donna Katzin, founder of Shared Interest 

Today, in our current political and social environment, the demand to invest in undercapitalized Black and Brown communities resonates with particular urgency – and for good reasons. In the U.S. alone, white families have accumulated seven times more wealth than Black families and five times more than Latinx families, and during the pandemic twice as many Black-owned as white-owned businesses have been forced to close. 

Knowledge Sharing Knockout

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From California to Alabama, Rachel Ryan, Haley Toporowski, Claire Kelly Doyle and Angelina McArthur work (almost) coast to coast within GP’s corrugated business.  Over the last year, these employees (and many more in the business) have found different ways to share knowledge, learn new skills and expand their networks.

Women in Leadership Spotlight: Caroline Kim Oh, CKO Coaching & Consulting

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In honor of Women's History Month, Common Impact is spotlighting prominent female leaders who are leaving their mark on their organizations and communities. Today we hear from Caroline Kim Oh, head of CKO Coaching & Consulting and former President & Executive Director of iMentor, an education technology and youth mentoring nonprofit.

Paving the Way to Gender Equity Through STEM Education

by Beth Meyer & Jenna Daugherty
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Shaping the future – and diversity – of the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workforce starts with education today.

Women in Leadership Spotlight: Lauren Banks, Creative Marketing Resources

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In honor of Women's History Month, Common Impact is spotlighting prominent female leaders who are leaving their mark on their organizations and communities.

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