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Head of Impact @EchoingGreen. Fmr @NewMediaVenture @Code2040 @WHOSTP44 @NewAmericaCA @Stanford @Harvard. I traveled w a baby for 303 days.

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Joined Twitter 4/1/09


This piece from @laurawp and @newmediaventure on managing cash flow is essential reading, especially for first-time… https://t.co/2Zn4cTwQOc
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11/19
2019
If you're working to get an org or company off the ground, trying not to run out of money is one of the hardest thi… https://t.co/flqvjz8BGU
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11/13
2019
👇🏽🧵 https://t.co/EwejaEP6fwIn our latest whitepaper by @laurawp, we aim to demystify the political sales process for the next wave of organiza… https://t.co/lNYuh93YFC
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11/1
2019
Thank you to @SpelmanCollege, @SpelmanPres, @hadiyahdotme, and @Fund2F for an incredible #SolutionistAccelerator ev… https://t.co/PckYwQAGeu
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10/31
2019
"Bringing together community leaders, activists, educators, funders and more to come together in Baltimore and supp… https://t.co/z3sS2F56vw
Retweeted by Laura Weidman PowersI love a good podcast, and I’m excited about @echoinggreen's new #OnCoursePodcast, all about social entrepreneurshi… https://t.co/MQx3mUzPdM
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10/28
2019
Just had an exchange that reminded me of this article I wrote a year or so ago - now I need my blood pressure to dr… https://t.co/c2GDLJ3Axz
10/24
2019
@marcprecipice 😆💃🏾💃🏾💃🏾💃🏾💃🏾 https://t.co/yshfTPtUiC
10/21
2019
Lack of diversity in tech is no accident. Peter Thiel, founder of PayPal, returned to his alma mater Stanford in 2… https://t.co/kXla2ZnW35
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10/20
2019
✨✨✨ https://t.co/qDaDYourr4The amazing @laurawp and @KylaFullenwider did some crucial research for @newmediaventure about the kind of support… https://t.co/O7vLYw9Vt3
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10/17
2019
⏰ there's still time... BUT NOT MUCH! ⏰ ****get those @echoinggreen apps in!**** #socent #socialinnovationhttps://t.co/tIZonrovHRthat's true but in the line up you always perform sandwiched in btwn some six year olds and a muppet so it works. https://t.co/UkcDrpKd5E
10/14
2019
#fan #fan #fan #fan https://t.co/DQa5KTx58BHave a startup idea that will transform your community for the better? @echoinggreen is ready to invest in your suc… https://t.co/6twXPfCOtD
10/11
2019
This is 5-year-old me. I reflected on this little girl's feelings and fantasies when I decided to write my children… https://t.co/MNOjb6K0FQ
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10/9
2019
.@echoinggreen invested $6M on 89 Black Male Achievement Fellows that have gone on to raise $75M in support of blac… https://t.co/0DxeGFAUG3
Retweeted by Laura Weidman PowersGrateful for this family 💚 #BlackMaleAchievement #BMAConvening #EGFellows https://t.co/hno59Q0aCv
Retweeted by Laura Weidman PowersYou led the ish out of it 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 https://t.co/R2YMCc3lD9
10/8
2019
.@echoinggreen Fellow Brittany Young from Baltimore welcoming us to her home town https://t.co/kM0o8yAAttCelebrating #BlackExcellence with @echoinggreen https://t.co/Pq84c9PqzAMission-driven work is the hardest work, but it is the only work worth doing." -@laurawp #BMAConvening https://t.co/v6X0LJkzc6
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10/7
2019
♥️ https://t.co/3NtxF3dgGu
10/5
2019
Aaaannnd 🚨 applications to join the next cohort of founders are open now. @echoinggreen does open apps for our fund… https://t.co/lYtPtALrf3It's @LinkedIn-official. This week I joined @EchoingGreen as their new Head of Impact, overseeing our social innova… https://t.co/oav2Z0c61h
10/4
2019
The movement is live! Join us at https://t.co/50ktnckzPn and ... 💪 Empower 100k people from diverse backgrounds t… https://t.co/poSS4vlIT6
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10/2
2019
The #NMVSummit has come to an end, but the real magic is just getting started! Can’t wait to see what this communit… https://t.co/XYvlh27ibp
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9/20
2019
"Innovation happens at the intersections and the edges." And at the @newmediaventure summit!! Day 2! https://t.co/5LgAq0c2PU
9/19
2019
Y'all I am at the @newmediaventure summit and it is hope for our democracy embodied. https://t.co/haE30ulxgn
9/18
2019
Are you a visionary leader and strategic thinker looking to make an impact during a critical moment for our democra… https://t.co/wcsyUsIQww
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9/10
2019
@EricDombrosky1 I'm so happy it was useful and gave you some new perspectives 🙏🏽Wow @forbes @jeffrey_dyer @nathan_furr @clefrandt @Mike_Federle. You should be ashamed of yourselves. It's 2019 and… https://t.co/xNw1WTTXdG
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9/7
2019
🚨 Care about social change? Want a part-time job helping the next generation of civic innovators thrive? My term's… https://t.co/e3OKH9QGOs
8/28
2019
Yaassssss @karlitaliliana and coalition organizing tech against hate... Tech can do better. 🚨https://t.co/ZwqsvzX8K1🚨
8/15
2019
I'm fascinated with how small things can teach us much bigger lessons about the world and how it works. Recently ca… https://t.co/lg0aYGJRlW
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7/26
2019
SO EXCITING!! 🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽 https://t.co/WLcHDwT6P3
7/17
2019
If you're a #philanthropy nerd, or recently turned on to the perils of extreme wealth #inequality, or have begun to… https://t.co/xatY46kSBS
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6/12
2019
Loved this @TEDx talk by my friend @mikemorales1617 on how curiosity is the antidote to loneliness... also feels li… https://t.co/3tyel43It6
6/9
2019
The 2020 Fellows Program application is now OPEN!!! This program is designed for Black & Latinx CS students who are… https://t.co/zc12Qx3JKe
Retweeted by Laura Weidman Powers🔥🔥🔥 https://t.co/1APNhJAFcfexcited to check out @ch3ryl’s new book #MechanicalBull on advice that every female & minority entrepreneur needs w… https://t.co/tTGzubBC0i
6/7
2019
Dead of jealousy but proud of my friend matchmaking power. Miss you four @Lin_Manuel @VAMNit @TheQueenBishttps://t.co/er2EwV3jCa
5/31
2019
Congrats @JayBanfield @YearUp @GChert on the great coverage (downer headline aside). https://t.co/CtYBM89yYs
5/26
2019
Congrats 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 to the finalists for @newmediaventure's latest found of investments!! Also thank you 🙏🏽 for helping… https://t.co/aYvpKCTKow
5/24
2019
We’re excited to announce today’s launch of the 2020 #RoddenberryFellowship application! The fellowship is here t… https://t.co/q0hP002FyB
Retweeted by Laura Weidman PowersLooking for a launching pad for a career in social change? We're hiring an Operations Associate! You'll strengthen… https://t.co/WfDqutyGOv
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5/10
2019
Recent-past-me, beginning to voice my critiques of capitalism without quite having the language for it. https://t.co/h5PCVgjbYr
5/9
2019
I LOVE seeing kickass leaders coming together around common goals. Yesterday's @supermajority announcement from… https://t.co/Is4jLScQdB
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4/30
2019
Someone is ready to see #Valencia in open air comfort! First time on a bike was an unsurprising success. And lucky… https://t.co/NFA3goJSjW
4/19
2019
New city, new playground. There was no #playground showing up on Google Maps within a 15 minute walk from our… https://t.co/4fw1t4RnrL
4/15
2019
The only thing a thank you note represents to me is what the norms are for the social class and cultural background… https://t.co/gJwrLAmwWA
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4/8
2019
@operaqueenie 😘
4/6
2019
I. AM. LIVID. One of our amazing field staffers took 18(!!) people to get IDs today in downtown Memphis and the wom… https://t.co/XW7QZrcXJc
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4/3
2019
🚨cool job alert🚨 https://t.co/zi9vbh4rJb
3/27
2019
#tfw you pull your hat off so many times that your parents give up... Speaking of giving up... We finally gave up… https://t.co/iEZGANIL7P
3/26
2019
Spice, spice baby (Ok, I'm done) #Marrakech #morocco #ayearabroad @ Marrakech https://t.co/Yq5kC9TmEq
3/19
2019
For those wondering what precipitated the year of travel... “How Nerd Girls’ Weekend Changed My Life” by Laura Wei… https://t.co/q4TpjVQNhQ
3/14
2019
👋🏽Hello from #Essaouira! WP borrowed some toys at breakfast from a little German girl who had her exact same golden… https://t.co/pxQKfYzSxK
3/2
2019
Hello from #Fez! We had quite an adventure there, in good and less good ways, but this was a lovely evening watchin… https://t.co/Iy57DCvZ1u
2/22
2019
👇🏽thread the wonky thread-the-needle innovation in @newmediaventure's model for being impact first in their investm… https://t.co/kPgsGeUTYLNewest post up on https://t.co/790g6v3tTH on why you should definitely bring your baby to #Marrakech. Honestly I do… https://t.co/cx6mrH8MPF
2/16
2019
A lot of rug shops in #Marrakech will say their rugs were made by women's cooperatives, and this may be true, but t… https://t.co/a0nnEA5Vkk
2/13
2019
mparkerp and I legit almost passed out in the private hammam, which would have been super awk. As it was, when the… https://t.co/CmUSW5HB3m
2/10
2019
Apps due Feb 11! Still time, but not much! https://t.co/ikCu5K9ULw
2/8
2019
🚨⏰ There's still time!!! https://t.co/x7X9ORonZk @nmsanchez @karlitaliliana @tristanwalker @Code2040 @beLaurie ❣️🔥 https://t.co/MtJzINoIj3Our programs, all of them, had to become strategies for how we wanted structural changes to happen in tech. We had… https://t.co/nzxhvlTnCT
Retweeted by Laura Weidman PowersWe knew we had to do something. It was not enough for @Code2040 to become yet another credential that allowed peopl… https://t.co/3FzyIgyY42
Retweeted by Laura Weidman PowersMade it to #Marrakech! No more fevers, and while we don't leave the house (ahem, riad) without wads of tissues, at… https://t.co/0ItZPcBjmt
2/6
2019
Check out my latest article in @FastCompany: Diversity: It's not them, it's you. https://t.co/28uxjt0bnd
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2/2
2019
Very excited for the future of @Code2040 under @karlitaliliana's leadership!! “Activate, Connect, and Mobilize, bu… https://t.co/7m6zr9eFot
1/31
2019
Wild to dedicate so much of your life to fixing this and hear a legislator acknowledge the depth of the problem. W… https://t.co/qTkknZGT1G
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1/28
2019
$$$ NMV is funding startups working to move democracy forward NOW. $$$ #funding #democracy https://t.co/6VSJrmyHCl
1/22
2019
Happy first birthday willa.peter. Sorry we took you to a weird light installation at the zoo after the animals were… https://t.co/ghR1b3yUSo
1/20
2019
Any wisdom I have accumulated I aim to distribute 🙃 https://t.co/12egf8nXbL
1/18
2019
Latest post up on https://t.co/790g6vl5ih! #Skye recap complete. I'm also working on posts on how to pack for trave… https://t.co/vtwnRyPCwf
1/17
2019
Let's do this! Systems changers, builders, and breakers - get that 💸💸💸 https://t.co/x7X9ORonZkOne of my fav parts of NMV is their Entrepreneur-in-Residence support. I’m talking abt former EDs / CEOs who get it… https://t.co/6FrfLQGFaT
Retweeted by Laura Weidman PowersMade it!!! On our way to a baby music class, one of my favorite things to do in every new city. The local mums have… https://t.co/T0uNOrVg13
1/15
2019
Hiking buddy! WP hates the car seat so we are being choosy about which hikes we plan. It's a bummer not being able… https://t.co/3XsOHUzvuM
1/6
2019
@doublemacc @SleatSkye @mparkerp Yes!!
1/5
2019
🔥🔥🔥 In 2012 tech leaders said the industry wasn't diverse bc the talent wasn't out there. @ChazzSims was one of th… https://t.co/BqnVfVRaMJ#Skye forever https://t.co/msKouuCjC0
1/2
2018
Driving from #Inverness to #Skye alongside #LochNess 🐉 to have with @thequeenbis Now that we three are recovered fr… https://t.co/ZJNqiLc79m
12/30
2018
Newest post up on the Three Gophers blog! All our tips on traveling with a toddler learned the hard way over the pa… https://t.co/CB4VGdBJTy
12/21
2018
Yassss inbox 0 is my jam, I believe in you! https://t.co/E1U4eFUlRL💸💸💸---> "We can’t wait to fund the next wave of activists and entrepreneurs wrestling with the big challenges facin… https://t.co/KX06ZNHKE7
12/20
2018
#Bruges from the bell tower. Being up top at 5p when the bells tolled the hour as the #holiday lights twinkled belo… https://t.co/CyOqsHfIxL
12/19
2018
Key insight from @laurawp about orgs formed right after the 2016 election: "They threw together new strategies that… https://t.co/JSrEbWa11N
Retweeted by Laura Weidman PowersI usually hate "reach across the aisle, understand the enemy" themes but this is not that. It's a slap in the face… https://t.co/HSxJ0FlGeq
12/12
2018
hey y'all, here's a way to use your powers for good: @mRelief_form is hiring. https://t.co/ZaBhaJYjh0Most investors and corporations are still treating founders, employees and vendors who are women and people of colo… https://t.co/AbrRKQmooZ
Retweeted by Laura Weidman Powers“How I Got Burned in My Last Strategic Planning Process (and What You Can Do to Avoid It)” https://t.co/oRWjHrR42F
12/10
2018
Hooray @kkellyjanus's @TEDx talk is up!! As social entrepreneurs we don't have to reinvent the wheel - there are be… https://t.co/cWEl7cjJKn
12/9
2018
It took many edits over several months for me to try to move this post from emotional to practical. Here's the fina… https://t.co/skiPtPs7k4
12/3
2018

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