Paul Shoemaker with Doug Baldwin
Seattle philanthropist, founder of Social Venture Partners, and ‘social impact thought leader’ Paul Shoemaker does some visionary heavy lifting with his new book, Taking Charge of Change: How Rebuilders Solve Hard Problems (Harper Collins Leadership), managing to make it subject look like something reasonably attainable. He takes readers through case studies, individuals and situations where things that looked challenging if not impossible were taken on. Seattle’s Trish Millines’ work bringing young people of color to high tech, and vice versa, is one such story. Joining Paul Shoemaker in conversation will be Doug Baldwin, the former Seattle Seahawk star wide receiver, who was involved in community activity and philanthropy while playing, and is now even more active.
“Paul Shoemaker’s book provides inspiration and a pathway for the 2020s.” - Kathy Calvin.
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