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Podcasts | How do they do it?

Get ready to be inspired! Join Angela Dailey, CEO of Women Investing in Security and Education (WISE), as she sits down with Ani B. Packard, Executive Director of Visionary Women, and Dawn Reese, CEO of The Wooden Floor, in our latest podcast series: 'How Do They Do It.'

In these captivating conversations, Angela delves into the minds of nonprofit leaders who are shaping the future of philanthropy. Discover their stories, insights, and strategies that will ignite your passion for making a difference.

Whether you're a seasoned philanthropist or someone eager to make a positive impact, these episodes will leave you motivated and empowered to take action. Tune in now and join the movement for changing women's lives spearheaded by WISE!

Ani B. Packard, Executive Director | Visionary Women

Ani is Visionary Women’s inaugural Executive Director, joining the organization with extensive experience from the private, public, and philanthropic sectors. Previously, Ani was a Senior Policy Advisor at L.A. Unified School District, Presidential Liaison for Special Initiatives and Governmental Relations at The Cleveland Foundation, and a Senior Consulting Associate at Cambridge Associates, an investment consulting firm for the public sector. Ani holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Tufts University and a Masters in Education, Policy, and Management from Harvard University.

Dawn S. Reese, Chief Executive Officer | The Wooden Floor 

Dawn S. Reese, is the Chief Executive Officer of The Wooden Floor. She is a social innovator who leverages her unique blend of experience in business, technology, education, and the arts to propel young people forward. During Dawn’s 15-year tenure, she is responsible for increasing the organization's annual operating budget by 76%, and the Endowment Fund by 344% to ensure more students have high quality programs and services to reach their dreams for higher education and beyond. 


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