Jon and special guest co-host Roberta Levine talk with Emily Rasmussen, Founder and CEO of Grapevine, a collaborative giving platform that helps giving circles launch, grow, and succeed.
Emily was the founding Executive Director of NYU’s Center for Ballet and the Arts, launched the Lincoln Center at the Movies global media initiative, and developed innovative financing models for impact at Enterprise Solutions to Poverty. Emily has consulted on event cinema for Disney Theatrical Group, taught Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship at SUNY Purchase, and spent two years developing microfinance and fair trade programs in India. She is a member of the LISC Emerging Leaders Council, of the AfterArts group, and a founding member of Untitled, an arts & business innovation initiative. Previously, she was a professional ballet dancer and performed with the Pacific Northwest Ballet, among others. Emily holds a B.A. from Occidental College in Diplomacy, World Affairs, and Economics and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
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