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Events Recaps

From Receptionist To CEO: Lessons in Authentic Leadership From Karen Kaplan
1 month ago

From Receptionist To CEO: Lessons in Authentic Leadership From Karen Kaplan

Michael Gewirtzman is the Sr. Manager of Thought Leadership at IVY, where he curates today’s most influential voices to educate and inspire the IVY community. After a nearly decade-long career …
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Lending a Hand: IVY Supports Hospital Hospitality Houses
2 months ago

Lending a Hand: IVY Supports Hospital Hospitality Houses

Getting sick is expensive.

Even with health insurance, patients’ medical bills pile up quickly — doctor appointments, hospital visits, medicine, lengthy treatment, rehabilitative care. This list is endless.

But beyond …
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Rethinking Inequality with Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes
3 months ago

Rethinking Inequality with Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes

On March 1st, IVY hosted Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes, former owner of The New Republic, and current Co-Chair at The Economic Security Project. His new book, Fair Shot: Rethinking Inequality …
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Young Professionals Are a Powerhouse for Social Impact
6 months ago

Young Professionals Are a Powerhouse for Social Impact

When Brittany Fitzgerald was ten years old, her little brother was diagnosed with a brain tumor the size of a tennis ball. Her brother went through maximum-dose chemotherapy, as well …
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Veterans Affairs Impact Forum: A National Discussion on Innovative Programs and Reintegration Support for U.S. Veterans
6 months ago

Veterans Affairs Impact Forum: A National Discussion on Innovative Programs and Reintegration Support for U.S. Veterans

In honor of Veterans Day, IVY conceptualized and hosted a series of impact events to bring together representatives from nonprofit organizations, foundations, and corporations, as well as government officials, to …
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A Winning Recipe for Success: “Baked by Melissa” Shares Her Secrets
7 months ago

A Winning Recipe for Success: “Baked by Melissa” Shares Her Secrets

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Everybody loves cupcakes.

Well, maybe not everybody, but most of us do, which is just one of the reasons why IVY invited Melissa Ben-Ishay, the founder of New York’s beloved Baked …
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“We Need Politicians Who Aren’t Interested in Reelection”
9 months ago

“We Need Politicians Who Aren’t Interested in Reelection”

On Tuesday, August 15, IVY members learned what running for office entails from Josh Thompson, a former NYC mayoral candidate and education activist, and David Burstein, the co-founder and CEO …
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Tips for Entrepreneurs from Marc Leder’s IVY Ideas Night
10 months ago

Tips for Entrepreneurs from Marc Leder’s IVY Ideas Night

About 200 IVY members came out to Baruch College in NYC last night to hear Marc Leder, the co-CEO of Sun Capital Partners, a private equity firm whose portfolio has …
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