Vanessa Kirsch

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Vanessa Kirsch

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New Profit Statement on Charlottesville

Posted by Vanessa Kirsch on Aug 16, 2017 1:49:28 PM


From Vanessa Kirsch (Founder & CEO), Tulaine Montgomery (Managing Partner), and Jeff Walker (Chairman)

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Tags: Charlottesville, Heather Heyer, Jeff Walker, Mamie TIll, Self Care, Amplify Blog, Contemplative Sciences Center, Tulaine Montgomery, University of Virginia, Vanessa Kirsch

Vanessa Kirsch: Our New Partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Posted by Vanessa Kirsch on Nov 9, 2015 10:44:07 AM


The following is a letter from Vanessa Kirsch, founder and CEO of New Profit.

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Tags: announcements, Bill Gates, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Citizen Schools, College-Ready Education, Corporation for National and Community Services, Freelancers Union, Health Leads, Jumpstart, KIPP, Management Leadership for Tomorrow, MLT, New Profit Innovation Fund, NPIF, Organizations, Presidential Briefing Book, social entrepreneurship, Teach For America, 2016 Election, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, focus funds, Gates Foundation, LIFT, Melinda Gates, SIF, Social Innovation Fund, The Gathering, The Gathering of Leaders, Vanessa Kirsch, venture philanthropy, Year Up

LinkedIn: Thinking Differently About Baltimore by Vanessa Kirsch

Posted by Vanessa Kirsch on May 19, 2015 2:07:19 PM



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Tags: altimore, #blacklivesmatter, brian moore, Florida, freddie gray, LinkedIn, my brother's keeper, President Barack Obama, Amplify Blog, Baltimore, CJS, Cleveland, Criminal Justice Reform, Ferguson, New York, Thinking Differently, Vanessa Kirsch, venture philanthropy

CEO Reflections: Vanessa Kirsch on Baltimore, the Movement for Change and Criminal Justice System Reform

Posted by Vanessa Kirsch on May 19, 2015 10:19:33 AM


I’m writing in reflection of what has happened in Baltimore, New York, Ferguson, Cleveland, Florida and so many other communities across America. Our thoughts continue to be with the families – from Freddie Gray’s in Baltimore to Brian Moore’s in New York and far too many others – that have been touched by recent tragedy. Their pain is a constant reminder that we can and must do better in addressing the inequality of justice and opportunity in communities across America.

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Tags: announcements, black lives matter, #blacklivesmatter, brian moore, freddie gray, New Profit, Nicole Truhe, Pathways Fund, Pay For Success, proof of hope, Roca, Roca Inc., social entrepreneurship, social innovation, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Baltimore, Criminal Justice Reform, Deborah Smolover, Tulaine Montgomery, Vanessa Kirsch

Three Visionary Leaders Join New Profit's Board of Directors

Posted by Vanessa Kirsch on Nov 12, 2014 10:07:06 AM

We are excited to announce that three new members have joined New Profit’s Board of Directors: David Harris, Provost and Senior Vice President at Tufts University; Henry McCance, Chairman Emeritus of Greylock Partners; and Kristin Mugford, Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School  (See below for full bios).

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Tags: Board of Directors, Greylock Partners, Henry McCance, Kristin Mugford, Social Innovation News, David Harris, Harvard Business School, New Profit Board of Directors, Vanessa Kirsch, TUFTS

Announcing the New Profit Accelerator Entrepreneurs!

Posted by Vanessa Kirsch on Oct 23, 2014 11:56:18 AM

Exciting news from New Profit today! I am extremely pleased to announce the launch of the New Profit Accelerator - a new one-year program designed to accelerate the potential of extraordinary female social entrepreneurs and the impact of their organizations. Over the next year, seven female social entrepreneurs will form a cohort and receive insider access to New Profit tools, resources, and networks in addition to a one-time gift of up to $50K.

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Tags: Beyond 12, GirlTrek, Jessica Sager, Leila Janah, Lisbeth Shepherd, New Profit, Organizations, Samasource, Social Innovation News, T. Morgan Dixon, Accelerator Program, Alexandra Bernadotte, All Our Kin, Green City Force, Maisha Moses, The Young Peoples Project, Vanessa Garrison, Vanessa Kirsch, Sarah Peter