Catalyst for change: Nicole Taylor discusses her first 100 days

CEO Nicole Taylor has been at the helm of Silicon Valley Community Foundation for just over 100 days. During this time, she has been out in the community listening, learning and engaging with community leaders and donors. In this podcast, executive vice president of marketing and communications, Melissa Daar Carvajal, speaks with Nicole about what Nicole has heard from the community and how she plans to continue moving SVCF forward.

With our Philanthropy Now podcast series, we explore trends in the world of philanthropy, social impact initiatives in Silicon Valley and beyond, and look at how SVCF promotes innovative philanthropic solutions to challenging problems.

Nicole Taylor, SVCF 's president and chief executive officer 
and Melissa Daar Carvajal, executive vice president of marketing and communications.


What you will learn:

  • Nicole’s impressions and themes from her listening tour.
  • How Nicole plans to move SVCF forward in terms of culture shifting and values.
  • Her plan for getting people counted in the 2020 census and working on affordable housing issues.
  • Her favorite part about being back in Silicon Valley.

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