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What is an urgent issue facing education?

Pablo Herrera Marin, storyteller, cultural promoter and educator shares his thoughts. 


How do you choose which social cause to donate to?

We speak with Brian Dowd, Beachwood Citizen of the Year, cancer surviver & 25-year telecom industry veteran


What is the most meaningful part of your job?

We chat with Dr. Mugdha Yeolekar, religious studies scholar, researcher & college educator at Cal State University, Fullerton

If you had a million dollars to contribute to a cause, where would you choose to donate?

Nick Lynch, former Make-A-Wish recipient, and media and ad tech entrepreneur breaks it down.

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What advice would you give your younger self?

We speak with Akanksha Gupta, Growth Mentor, engineering manager at Amazon & advocate of Women in technology.

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What drives you to give back?

We ask Robin Landa, distinguished professor at Kean University. & globally recognized ideation expert.


What is one thing that inspires you?

We ask Aaron Golub first legally blind D1 athlete to play in a game when he played football at Tulane University.

What is your proudest accomplishment?

We ask Forrest Myane, Chief Strategy Office, Meals on Wheels, San Antonio

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1000 Spotlights: Why We Give reflects our mission of giving back, to mentor and to inspire those around us.

Through a series of interview questions, we explore intrinsic motivations behind why we give, and talk with those inclined to make a difference in the lives of others. If you are involved in charitable activities, volunteer and paid academic engagements or in community service, we want to talk to you.

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