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5 New Year Questions for Jemma Read on Bloomberg’s Commitment to Giving Back

February 1, 2023

To reflect on our employees’ impactful work, discuss what inspires their commitment to giving back, and how Bloomberg will continue to support others in 2023, we welcome Jemma Read, who leads Corporate Philanthropy at Bloomberg LP.

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Government Innovation

5 New Year Questions for James Anderson on Helping Cities Bring Bold Ideas to Life

January 30, 2023

To reflect on how Bloomberg Philanthropies spread proven solutions to the most pressing and complex problems faced by cities around the world and how they’ll carve a path forward in 2023, we welcome James Anderson, who leads the Government Innovation program.

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Public Health

How local successes can help tackle one of the world’s biggest public health challenges

January 24, 2023

For more than 15 years, the Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road Safety has worked with international organizations and governments to implement proven, life-saving measures. Check out our videos on the projects referenced above to see how strategic interventions — slowing the speed of traffic near a school, or rerouting vehicles at a single intersection — can bring communities together to keep people safe and save lives.

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2023 New Year Q&A with Bloomberg Philanthropies CEO Patti Harris

January 23, 2023

Our CEO Patti Harris recently asked LinkedIn followers to send her questions on how Bloomberg Philanthropies approaches tackling big challenges and fosters a culture of innovation in the philanthropic space.

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Founder's ProjectsArts

Follow the Data Podcast: Addressing Racial Inequity in Climate Justice Through Art

January 20, 2023

On this episode of Follow the Data, Stephanie Dockery of the Bloomberg Philanthropies Arts team spoke with two artists who use their work to tackle racial inequity and climate change: Vedra Chandler, artist and project manager of the Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Public Art Challenge projects in Camden, NJ, and Erika Dickerson-Despenza, a New Orleans-based poet and award-winning playwright.

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Arts

Plan a Road Trip Across the U.S. with Bloomberg Connects

January 11, 2023

If you’re thinking about hitting the road for some much-needed travel this year, or want to take a virtual trip from home, our free Bloomberg Connects app makes it possible for users to access exciting, informative content from 150 iconic cultural institutions in the U.S. and beyond.

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5 End-of-Year Questions for Brynne Craig on Responding to Urgent Needs Head On

January 6, 2023

To reflect on how Bloomberg Philanthropies successfully stepped up to take on some of the toughest challenges the nation faced this year and how we’ll carve a path forward in 2023, we welcome Brynne Craig, Senior Advisor at Bloomberg Philanthropies who leads Special Projects and New Initiatives.

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Public Health

Follow the Data Podcast: Providing Critical Maternal Health Services in Tanzania

December 30, 2022

On this episode of Follow the Data, Becky Bavinger of our Public Health team is joined by Dr. Leonard Subi, the former Regional Medical Officer in the Kigoma Region and now the Executive Director of the Kibong’oto Specialized Infectious Diseases Hospital, and Dr. Sunday Dominico, the Clinical Director of Thamini Uhai. They discuss the obstacles women in the region faced to access quality maternal care, and how we used proven measures – like upgrading health facilities and training non-physician clinicians – to help prevent these deaths.

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Environment

5 End-of-Year Questions for Antha Williams on Protecting the Planet

December 29, 2022

From the announced retirement of the 367th coal plant in the U.S. to the launch of Beyond Petrochemicals, the Environment team at Bloomberg Philanthropies has accomplished a lot in 2022. To reflect on their success, discuss what inspires their work, and how they’ll carve a path forward in 2023, we welcome Antha Williams, who leads the Environment team.

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Your 2022 Podcast Playlist

December 29, 2022

In 2022, Bloomberg Philanthropies and our partners had a big year. Through tackling climate change to supporting public art projects to working to improve our public health and more, experts worldwide have found unique and impactful solutions to some of the biggest global challenges. And they have the data to back it up. Our podcast, Follow the Data, and a few of the podcasts from our partners that we’re addicted to, highlighted some powerful stories of the people working on these solutions – and the data that is guiding their progress.

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