Introducing the ImpactExp Podcast: Where Ideas and Action Meet
Welcome to ImpactEXP, a thought-provoking podcast brought to you by Impact Experience. In this series, we engage with thought leaders, industry pioneers, and change agents to uncover the transformative efforts of organizations that are making a real difference in their local and larger communities. We delve into their impactful work and explore how it intersects with moving equity forward in their respective sectors. By highlighting their success stories, challenges, and lessons learned, we aim to inspire and equip listeners with the knowledge and tools to effect positive change in the world.
Investing for Impact: How CDFIs, MDIs, and Credit Unions Address Socioeconomic Disparities and Support a Low-Carbon Economy
Impact Experience is proud to release a new article published on Medium, titled "Investing for Impact: How CDFIs, MDIs, and Credit Unions Address Socioeconomic Disparities." The article explores the critical role of community development financial institutions (CDFIs), minority depository institutions (MDIs), and credit unions in addressing socioeconomic disparities in the United States.
Race influences professional investors’ financial judgments
Of the $69.1 trillion global financial assets under management across mutual funds, hedge funds, real estate, and private equity, fewer than 1.3% are managed by women and people of color.
Why is this powerful, elite industry so racially homogenous?
Meet the 2020 Grist 50 - Jenna Nicholas
Each year, the nonprofit media organization Grist searches high and low for the most inspiring innovators and do-ers working on fresh solutions to the planet’s biggest problems. The result is a collection of 50 Fixers working to build a sustainable world that works for everyone. Solutions come in many shapes and sizes: exciting technologies, smart campaigns, forward-thinking legislation, innovative products, courageous organizations. Fixers vary, too; they include farmers, entrepreneurs, comedians, activists, scholars, scientists, and more.ere
The Vital Need for Energy Equity in Atlanta
CITIES ACROSS THE WORLD are committing to using 100% clean energy. Achieving the goal might feel like a long way off, but more than 100 U.S. cities have already committed and six cities – Aspen, Colorado; Burlington, Vermont; Georgetown, Texas; Greensburg, Kansas; Rock Port, Missouri; and Kodiak Island, Alaska – have already reached it.
Meet The Stanford MBA CEO Making A Social Impact
Social impact has been at the heart of Jenna Nicholas’ approach to life since she was a child. Born in New York but raised in London, she became part of the Bahá'í Faith during her formative years, a religion founded on the unity and equality of all people.
Social Entrepreneurship for the Future of Work: Co-creating a Healthier Economy & Workforce in Williamson, West Virginia
The Next Generation of Work is a collection of 15 perspectives from youth around the world. Each perspective outlines evidence-based assessments of topics around United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 4 and 8, while also outlining recommendations for policy leaders.
Jenna Nicholas, Founder of Impact Experience has been selected for the Forbes 30 Under 30 - Social Entrepreneurs
Jenna Nicholas is the founder of Impact Experience, which identifies problems plaguing marginalized communities (with help from local leaders) and then partners with philanthropists and investors to make a measurable difference
An Opportunity for Higher Ed: Opportunity Zones can boost local economies – and give colleges and universities a chance to push for social change.
Many Americans are just learning about "Opportunity Zones" – the latest economic development tool to fight urban decay. Under the program, the IRS offers investors tax savings on capital gains if they invest in projects in one of the 8,700 economically distressed communities selected by U.S. governors and certified by the U.S. Treasury. | Feb 2019
Unity and Truth: Co-creating Solutions with Marginalized Communities
A group of thirty people gathered in Williamson, in southern West Virginia, two years ago, for a five-day Impact Experience to help revitalize this struggling coal-mining area | May 2018
There aren't many times where I can look back at an experience and feel like I've been part of something that's going to change the world.
– CARLA ANDREWS, MONITOR DELOITTE
Impact Experience really understands what the needs of a community are.
– DR. DONOVAN BECKETT,
WILLIAMSON HEALTH AND WELLNESS CENTER