#BeyondBuzzwords

A speaker series for corporate changemakers.

Join us each month to hear from leaders that are driving positive, sustainable change within companies.


Past and upcoming episodes


A roadmap to move from ideas to impact
A roadmap to move from ideas to impact

Download our free guide, Connect the Dots: Integrating Social Impact into Leadership Development Programs.

November #BeyondBuzzwords: Lessons from LinkedIn's Manager of Social Impact
November #BeyondBuzzwords: Lessons from LinkedIn's Manager of Social Impact

This month we are excited to feature Bari Saltman, Manager of Social Impact at LinkedIn. Bari has experience building CSR programs that engage external nonprofit partners, internal stakeholders, and employees. In this episode, she’ll share insights from her work at the intersection of marketing, branding, and social impact, along with lessons learned along the way.

October #BeyondBuzzwords: Lessons from Zillow's Racquel Russell
October #BeyondBuzzwords: Lessons from Zillow's Racquel Russell

This month, we're honored to feature Racquel Russell, Head of Government Relations, Social Impact, & Community Engagement at Zillow Group and former Seninor Staffer to President Obama. Access the recording of this episode below to learn more about what it takes to scale impact in - and with - tech companies.

September #BeyondBuzzwords: Alice Korngold shares insights for better business
September #BeyondBuzzwords: Alice Korngold shares insights for better business

This month, we’re honored to be joined by Alice Korngold, who will reveal the results of the brand new 2018 Better World Leadership study that will be published in September. The study shows the benefits of nonprofit board service for employees, their companies, nonprofits, and communities. The evidence also provides guidance for companies seeking to enhance and scale their nonprofit board programs.

August #BeyondBuzzwords: Lessons from Timberland's Atlanta MciIlwraith
August #BeyondBuzzwords: Lessons from Timberland's Atlanta MciIlwraith

You'll hear from Atlanta McIlwraith, Senior Manager of Community Engagement & Communication at Timberland. Atlanta manages the company’s strategic values partnerships, including Timberland’s partnership with the Smallholder Farmers Alliance to reintroduce organic cotton farming to Haiti. Join us to hear the inspiring journey of this partnership and some of the lessons learned along the way.

December #BeyondBuzzwords: Overcoming Corporate Antibodies to Social Intrapreneurship with Nate Wong
December #BeyondBuzzwords: Overcoming Corporate Antibodies to Social Intrapreneurship with Nate Wong

This month we’re thrilled to feature Nate Wong, a social impact gamechanger currently serving as Managing Director of Georgetown's Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation. Nate is dedicated to using his experience to empower others to lead positive change, and in this episode he’ll share how to overcome ‘corporate antibodies’ who try to kill new paradigms (like social impact).

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