Vivien Hoexter ’78 and Linda C. Hartley


December 2017

Big Impact: Insights & Stories from America’s Non-Profit Leaders shares perspectives on solving some of our greatest, most vexing societal problems. The authors interviewed nearly 50 leaders of foundations such as Annie E. Casey, William & Flora Hewlett, Newman’s Own, United Nations, and the Ms. Foundation for Women. They also talked with leaders of organizations such as PBS, Goodwill Industries International, YMCA of the USA, Girl Scouts, United Way Worldwide, Nature Conservancy, Freedom to Marry, and Do Something. The book combines their findings and recommendations from the interviews on what drives social change, along with some of the top interviews portraying compelling, successful social change leaders.