Sherrie Westin on How Sesame Workshop Helps Children, Families, and Caregivers Cope During the COVID-19 PandemicThe following is a conversation between Sherrie Westin, President of Social Impact and Philanthropy for Sesame Workshop, and Denver Frederick, the host of The Business of Giving. In this interview, Sherrie Westin, President of Social Impact and Philanthropy for...
Chesca Colloredo-Mansfeld, Executive Director and Co-founder of MiracleFeet, Joins Denver Frederick
There are disabilities that children are born with which are treated at birth in a fairly routine manner in the developed world, but in low-income nations, many of these disabilities are left untreated, with devastating consequences for both the individual and their family. Cleft palate would be one; another is clubfoot, which we’ll be talking about tonight, and we’ll do that with Chesca Colloredo-Mansfeld, the Executive Director and co-founder of MiracleFeet.
Jessica Sager, the Founder and CEO of All Our Kin, Joins Denver Frederick
One of the most significant challenges for a low-income family with young children is finding high quality, safe, and affordable child care. All Our Kin, based in Connecticut, is one of the few organizations in the country that addresses child care needs and workforce development simultaneously. And here tonight to tell us about it is Jessica Sager, the Founder and CEO of All Our Kin.
Charles Daniels, CEO of Fathers’ Uplift, Joins Denver Frederick
There is a growing belief that the best person to solve a social problem is someone who has experienced that very problem themselves. That would be the case for my next guest. His father was absent for a big part of his life, and the impact that it had on him was very real and very painful. And it ultimately inspired him to start an organization that would assist fathers in overcoming barriers so they can stay engaged in their children’s lives. He is Charles Daniels, the CEO of Fathers’ Uplift.