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Quotes from Female Philanthropists

Quotes from Female Philanthropists

“Understand the ways in which your hard work is going to be necessary to achieve the goals that you want.”― Risa Lavizzo-Mourey

“To do what you wanna do, to leave a mark - in a way that you think is important and lasting - that's a life well-lived.” ― Laurene Powell Jobs

“Giving is a universal opportunity. Regardless of your age, profession, religion, income bracket, and background, you have the capacity to create change.” ― Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen

“Philanthropy is not about the money. It's about using whatever resources you have at your fingertips and applying them to improving the world.” ― Melinda Gates

“I think the way you build a company for the future has to include social impact; it has to be part of the fabric of your company. I think when you do that, you invariably end up with much better outcomes, even in the short-term.” ― Leila Janah

[Related: How Much Social Responsibility Should Firms Assume, and of Which Kind?]

“Taking chances on opportunities, even if they aren't right for you, gives you a clearer picture of where you want to go with your life and career.” ― Lauren Bush

“It's vitally important to help each other. No, we can't walk in each other's shoes, but we can walk side-by-side and support each other.” ― Michele Sullivan

“For me, the biggest accomplishment is in some ways changing expectations.” ― Sue Desmond-Hellmann

“It’s necessary but not sufficient to learn and then work. You must learn from the work and learn while you work.” ― Judith Rodin

“Have you ever seen innovation where someone didn’t take a risk?” ― Jean Case

“With any work, you have to find passion for what you do, and if you have that it's easier to figure out your next steps because you're propelled by that passion.” ― Kerry Sullivan

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