Leslie Crutchfield is an author, speaker, and leading authority on scaling social innovation and high-impact philanthropy. She coauthored Forces for Good: The Six Practices of High-Impact Nonprofits (Wiley 2008), recognized by The Economist on its Best Books of the Year list. Leslie serves as a senior advisor with FSG Social Impact Advisors, a nonprofit strategy firm, and is jointly writing, with John Kania and Mark Kramer, a book on effective giving. She has guided a range of nonprofit and philanthropic organizations as an independent advisor, and serves as a Changeleader at Ashoka, the oldest and largest venture philanthropy organization supporting thousands of social entrepreneurs worldwide. She is a frequent media contributor whose work has been featured in The Washington Post, Newsweek, Fast Company, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, and Stanford Social Innovation Review. Leslie holds an MBA and a BA from Harvard University.
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