Emily Crane Linn | Clinton School Presents

Emily Crane Linn

Interview with Emily Crane Linn, Executive Director of Canopy Northwest Arkansas, for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Emily Crane Linn, Executive Director of Canopy Northwest Arkansas, a resettlement center that provides refugees with everything they need to build a new life: from a place to live and language classes to counselors and babysitters. They help refugees learn English, put together a resume, evaluate their degree, and prepare for the American workforce. 

Greg Simon | Clinton School Presents

Greg Simon

Greg Simon, Director of Biden Cancer Initiative at the Biden Foundation. Previously, he was the Executive Director of the White House Cancer Moonshot Taskforce. A position created by President Barack Obama for which he was chosen by Vice President Joe Biden in March of 2016. As Executive Director, he assembled and lead a team of eight professionals to support the work of the Vice President in developing and promoting the goals of the Cancer Moonshot. He also coordinated the work of the Taskforce comprised of twenty cabinet and subcabinet offices. 

BA Rudolph Foundation | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Rebecca Cook Davis and Maggie Moore for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down sat down with Rebecca Cook Davis and Maggie Moore, co-founders of the BA Rudolph Foundation.  The Foundation’s mission is to advance and benefit young women through educational and general support for whom a small amount of support could make a significant difference by providing financial and professional support to young women with internships in public service and the sciences.

Dan Schnur | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Dan Schnur for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Dan Schnur, one of California’s leading political and media strategists. He is the executive director of the Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics at the University of Southern California, where he works to motivate students to become involved in politics, government, and public service and teaches popular classes in politics, communications and leadership.

Ken Stern | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Ken Stern for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Ken Stern, former CEO of National Public Radio. He is the author of With Charity for All: Why Charities are Failing and a Better Way to Give which examines the American Charity industry. He provides an unflinching look at the philanthropic sector but also offers an inspiring prescription for individual giving and widespread reform.

David Williams | Clinton School Presents

Interview with David Williams for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with David Williams, president and CEO of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, which grants wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Prior to joining the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Williams spent a 10-year career with Habitat for Humanity International, rising to executive vice president and chief operating officer.

Coppy Holzman | Clinton School Presents

Coppy Holzman

Interview with Coppy Holzman, for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Coppy Holzman, CEO and founder of Charitybuzz, the world’s first charity auction website. Holzman tries to harness the power of technology and pop culture through online auctions featuring one of a kind experiences with celebrities, luxury travel, designer merchandise and access to VIP sporting events, with proceeds going to nonprofit organizations.