Radhacal Good

Radhacal Good

Less than 2% of philanthropic dollars support women and girls, and less than 1% goes to women and girls of color. It's time to change that. Radhacal Good is a podcast to discuss how we can do our most radical good by investing in women and girls. Join the feminist finance revolution to move power by moving our money. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/radha-friedman/support


May 15, 2022 43 mins

In this episode, I talk with Uma Mishra-Newbery, a badass women’s rights leader and former Executive Director of the Women’s March Global, the largest single-day protest is US history, as well as a global movement. Uma is also the co-founder of the Racial Equity Index, created in 2020 after the racial justice reckoning in the United States, where she has been working with a team of Black, Indigenous and Women of Color to build the ...

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In this episode, I talk with Jensine Larsen. Jensine is the founder and CEO of World Pulse, an independent social network that connects women all over the world for social change. She’s an international journalist and global women’s rights expert, as well as a frequent speaker on the power of technology to accelerate women's power. Jensine is also part of the Equals Global Partnership (a coalition bridging the gendered digital divi...

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In this episode, I talk with Stephanie Ellis-Smith, CEO of the philanthropic advisory firm Phila-Engaged Giving. Stephanie works with ultra-high-net-worth individuals and families, foundations, and corporations to make catalytic investments that advance racial and social justice. She is a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP), a 21/64 Advisor, a Partner at the National Center for Family Philanthropy, and more.

In 2020, Steph...

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In this episode, I’m talking with Katie Carter, CEO of the Pride Foundation. The Pride Foundation was founded in the mid-80’s in the midst of the HIV/AIDS crisis. It’s a community foundation that stands on the shoulders of generations of leaders who brought the courage to truly see one another, the compassion to recognize our shared humanity, and the conviction to show up every day to protect one another. One the last few decades, ...

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In this episode, I talk with Sachi Shenoy, co-founder of Upaya Social Ventures, an organization that picks up where micro-lending leaves off by helping people who are living in poverty to build businesses and scale them to create jobs for others in their community. Nearly one billion women are completely excluded from the formal financial system. Without even a bank account in their own names, they lack the basic services like secu...

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February 2, 2022 24 mins

Less than 2% of philanthropic funds go to organizations focused on women and girls, and less than 1% go to women of color. I don't know about you, but I'm ready for the revolution! In this episode, I share why I started this podcast after being told to, "let the men worry about the finances, honey." 

Here’s what you’ll get in this episode:

* The most powerful thing each of us can do when it comes to donating and inve...

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In this episode, I talk with Ada Williams Prince, director of program strategy and investments at Pivotal Ventures, the private office of Melinda Gates. At Pivotal, Ada leads bold new strategies to invest in Black, Indigenous and women and girls of color. Ada has spent her career working in humanitarian aid and philanthropy, including working with the Women’s Refugee Commission in New York, Save the Children in London, the Internat...

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In this episode, I talk with Tracy Gray—impact investor and self-identified “blerd.” (Black nerd) Tracy is the Founder and Managing Partner of The 22 Fund, an early growth venture capital/private equity firm with a mission of creating the clean, quality jobs of the future by intentionally targeting women and BIPOC-owned businesses. She is also an Executive-in-Residence at the LA Cleantech Incubator (LACI), a Board member of Applife...

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January 12, 2022 1 min

Welcome to Radhacal Good, a podcast about how to change the world by investing in women and girls--especially women of color, women who are LGBTQ, and women with disabilities. In this podcast, we will explore how women are poised to lead a revolution towards equity as women's wealth and power grows. We'll talk with some powerhouse women about how we can close those wealth gaps, invest in the brilliance of women and girls, and unlea...

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