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Joanna Cea & Jess Rimington – Cannanou (Granache)

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Joanna Cea was executive director of the International Accountability Project and consults for IDEX on impact investing and Jess Rimington is a founder of the One World Youth Project and Director of Organizational Strategy at The Rules. They are currently Stanford Visiting Scholars doing research on funder behavior and attitudes. They recently presented their findings at SOCAP 2015.

This week they spent some time in a booth with Dave Moss drinking a Spanish wine and talking about the importance of listening to the end-user in the for-impact community.

Unfunded List’s Wine Grants Podcast gathers philanthropists, entrepreneurs, and changemakers of all stripes. Hosted by Dave Moss, who started Unfunded List in 2015 to help make sure that the next generation of changemakers get the feedback and recognition they need to be successful. Our mission is to demystify and open the door to private philanthropy for the general public while providing a platform for our guests to discuss their life’s work.

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