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Board Member Spotlight: Ryan Chao

Sun, 2017-12-17

Ryan Chao is Vice President for Civic Sites and Community Change, at the Annie E. Casey Foundation, where he oversees the foundation’s place-based investments. Ryan leverages his experience in housing and community development to pursue strategies that reduce disparities for low-income people and neighborhoods. 

The Search

Mon, 2017-10-16

By Wing Li, Senior Manager for Operations, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations

I’ll be honest – when I entered the philanthropic sector, it was hard to see my path.

Honey badger don’t care: Self-advocacy in the workplace

Mon, 2017-10-16

By Chao Yang, Community and Employee Engagement Specialist at Medtronic Foundation/Minnesota Council on Foundations Ron McKinley Fellow

(Disclaimer: All viewpoints presented in this blog are my own and are not reflective of the foundations I work for.)