Dr. Pratt is a distinguished educator who served for ten years as Head of the prestigious Brentwood School in Los Angeles. In his very first semester at the school he came face to face with one of the most pressing issues affecting education today – adolescent alcohol and drug use.
President & CEO John Gressman discusses maximizing access to health policy resources by pooling collective administrative and experiential resources of the Consortium, which enables more funding to focus on direct services.
David H. Stull, President of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, discusses how the conservatory’s learning model trains students to approach the professional world with an achievement-based mindset.
Interim Program Officer for Arts and Culture Moy Eng discusses fundraising and funding for the arts from her perspective as a development professional for diverse organizations (inc. for the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater Foundation), and as an art funder (inc. for the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation).
Kirsten Komoroske, Executive Director of the Walt Disney Family Museum located in San Francisco, explains the museum’s unique approach in telling the back-story of Walt Disney, whose unwavering dedication to preserving his vision of an animated world ultimately defined his legacy.
Executive Director Sue Gardner discussed the challenges of stewarding an international community that develops, contributes to, and uses the world’s largest free knowledge project. Interviewed in 2009.
Taking a sabbatical from his career as a venture capitalist to work on ocean and other forms of conservation, Tod Bensen discusses how a VC business perspective informs his work as Board Chair of WildAid, a nonprofit that reduces demand for endangered species products.
Deborah Cullinan, Chief Executive Officer of the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, discusses the significance of art centers in tackling important issues in the community and in bringing people together.