Sowmya Karun (MAIDP ’20) and Yash Kirkire (MPP ’21) spoke with Liz Dozier, the Founder and Managing Director of Chicago Beyond, a philanthropy and impact investor investing in disruptive, community centric organizations and ideas to transform youth living in fragile communities.
They discussed her work in the Chicago Public school systems, how she is reconceptualizing philanthropy, the power dynamics in social impact research, and why it’s important to work with and within the community.
Sowmya Karun, for producing and co-interviewing
Yash Kirkire, for co-interviewing
Olu Odigan, for engineering and editing