A beautiful duo from Mali

A beautiful duo featuring Wassa Kouyaté, young malian musician who graduated from the National Institute of Arts and Boubacar Gouem, student and mentor at Ecole de Musique de Kirina This song is a traditional Mandinga song called “Bani” (The Refusal) and refers to the resistance of the Mandiga asnd Sarkole people against the Fula, during … Read More

Interview with Mahamadou & Seydou

In this interview, filmed in Kirina, Mali. Mahamadou Diabaté and Seydou Dembelé, respectively Director and Administrator at Ecole de Musique de Kirina explain how the music school got started, and the impact of the music school on the community.

Carolyn Glick

Treasurer Carolyn is a Managing Director and member of Blackrock’s Global Credit Platform. She is responsible for originating and executing direct lending and special situations investment opportunities and maintaining relationships with key deal sources and intermediaries across the US including private equity groups, investment banks, turnaround advisors and others. The investments sourced can be placed … Read More

Stacie Freasier

Secretary Stacie is a hearts-on, hands-on racial equity facilitator and culture consultant who centers presence,  empathy, and a strengths-based approach in her work with organizations. Prior to establishing c3 Catalyst, Stacie spent 20 years in nonprofit sector leadership roles both in-house and consulting to nonprofits, philanthropies, and academic institutions throughout the US. She is a … Read More

Laura Dimon

Vicepresident Laura is a journalist based in New York City, currently working as a producer for ABC News’s 20/20. Previously, she worked as a general assignment and crime reporter for the New York Daily News, where she covered breaking news, courts, politics, crime, housing and education. Her writing has also appeared in The New York Times, The Economist, The Atlantic, The … Read More