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Jill Iscol Shares Definition of Social Entrepreneur

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Jill Iscol

  • President, IF Hummingbird Foundation
  • female
  • Caucasian
  • 1946 (Age: 73 years old)
  • Jill Iscol - Interview - IF Hummingbird
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Biography

Educator and activist, Jill Iscol, EdD, is President of the IF Hummingbird Foundation, a family foundation established in 1989 to support domestic and international efforts to strengthen democracy and reduce the social, economic, and educational inequalities that threaten it. For the past two decades Jill has supported and participated in numerous organizations and has developed an expertise in identifying visionary leaders and programs at early stages of their development. She fosters their advancement by providing seed capital and guidance enabling them to become stable, sustainable and successful organizations, impacting lives around the globe. As a Democratic Party activist, Jill served as Co-Chair for Hillary Rodham Clinton for Senate's New York Finance Committee and as National Vice-Chair of Hillary Rodham Clinton for President's 2008 Finance Committee. In addition, Jill serves as a Trustee of Horizons National, on the Advisory Board of the Center for New American Security inWashington, as a member of the New York State Commission on National and Community Service and was most recently appointed to the US-Afghan Women's Council. Jill received a Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from University of Pittsburgh (1967), a doctorate from Teachers College, Columbia University (1976), and a Master of Philosophy in Sociology from Yale (1990).

Well, the reason is that I am not an MBA. I don't speak MBA-ese, as I used to say, but mostly it is a term that has sort of taken over the social change space. And I believe that it is probably a really good thing to have the entrepreneurial skill sets that help one run an organization, but that t...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 9 Jill Iscol Discusses Inspiration For Her Book
  • Jill Iscol - Interview - IF Hummingbird
  • 10-01-12
  • Jill Iscol
  • 1 min. 29 sec.
Video 2 of 9 Jill Iscol Discusses Philanthropy As Inspiration
  • Jill Iscol - Interview - IF Hummingbird
  • 10-01-12
  • Jill Iscol
  • 1 min. 1 sec.
Video 3 of 9 Jill Iscol Discusses What It Takes To Make It
  • Jill Iscol - Interview - IF Hummingbird
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Video 4 of 9 Jill Iscol Discusses Supporting People Who Change The World
  • Jill Iscol - Interview - IF Hummingbird
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Video 5 of 9 Jill Iscol Shares Definition of Social Entrepreneur
  • Jill Iscol - Interview - IF Hummingbird
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Video 6 of 9 Jill Iscol Discusses Responsibility of Investing Philanthropic Dollars
  • Jill Iscol - Interview - IF Hummingbird
  • 10-01-12
  • Jill Iscol
  • 3 min. 3 sec.
Video 7 of 9 Jill Iscol States Philanthropists Need To Be Partners Not Funders
  • Jill Iscol - Interview - IF Hummingbird
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  • 0 min. 23 sec.
Video 8 of 9 Jill Iscol Discusses Networking For Visionaries To Include in Book
  • Jill Iscol - Interview - IF Hummingbird
  • 10-01-12
  • Jill Iscol
  • 1 min. 26 sec.
Video 9 of 9 Jill Iscol Discusses Story Behind The Book Title 'Hearts On Fire'
  • Jill Iscol - Interview - IF Hummingbird
  • 10-01-12
  • Jill Iscol
  • 2 min. 25 sec.

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