Episode 445: Education Entrepreneurs
Russ interviews Dr. Madhav Chavan, co-founder and CEO-president of Pratham, a non-profit organization founded to provide pre-school education for children in the slums of India. In our vignettes, Leisa gets career advice from Irene Helsinger, Newport Advisory Group; PKF’s Karen Love chats with Rose Morales, general manager of the King Ranch Saddle Shop; Robin talks ROI with two experts; and Laura Max interviews Nicole Longnecker, Longnecker Gallery.
Russ and John host the show that champions entrepreneurship, the driver of our economy. We love the innovators and we need some creativity right now! Includes: our Quote of the Week—inspiration from President John F. Kennedy; This Week in Business History includes big moments like the opening of the Astrodome, the impeachment of Bill Clinton and the onset of the ill-fated Arab Spring; the Jargon Challenge Round—trendy technospeak you should know; and Dumb Moments—Connecticut wants their medical patients to feel good about themselves.
How do you fight illiteracy on a country-wide basis? In India, they started with pre-schoolers in one village at a time. Pratham, a non-profit organization, was co-founded in Mumbai by Dr Chavan and UNICEF to provide pre-school education for children. Today, the organization has chapters globally that work in many different ways to improve the future of children worldwide. Russ interviews Dr. Madhav Chavan, co-founder and CEO-president of Pratham.
She can’t draw but has a passion for art. Laura Max interviews Nicole Longnecker, founder and owner of the Nicole Longnecker Gallery.
Can you measure ROI for marketing? Robin Tooms asks Karen Love, director of practice growth for accounting firm PKF Texas; and Daniel Cotlar, chief marketing officer at Blinds.com
Today’s guest says there’s no substitute for hard work. Leisa Holland-Nelson gets career advice from Irene Helsinger, a partner in Newport Advisory Group, a CEO advisory firm.
Need some gift ideas? PKF’s Karen Love chats with Rose Morales, general manager of the King Ranch Saddle Shop.