EP #15: A Behind the Scenes Look at Sandra D’Souza with Tracey Bissett

Today we will be taking a different approach to this podcast. Tracey Bissett, President and Founder of Bissett Financial Fitness, the host of the Young Money podcast and my friend, is going to be interviewing me to get a better sense of who I am and how this podcast came to be. In this episode, […]

EP #12: Not for Profit Boards

Joining an NFP Board should be more than a resume-building exercise. Unfortunately, that is the main motivation for many and people often forget about the extra time, money, and resources that come with the commitment of being a board member. But if you are not passionate about it, it can become overwhelming very quickly, so […]

EP #11: Capitalism Reinvented

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) is a CEO-led organization of almost 200 of the world’s most forward-thinking companies working together to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world. In 2010, the WBCSD published their original Vision 2050 that laid out a pathway to a world in which 9 billion people are able […]

EP #10: The Hybrid Workplace

There’s no question that the pandemic has changed our opinions in a lot of different areas, and one area, in particular, is that of the traditional workplace. A lot of us are wondering what will happen when the pandemic is under control and we start thinking about going back to normal. What will “normal” look […]

EP #09: Celebrating Women’s Entrepreneurship

You’ve probably heard me mention SheEO on every episode so far, but there’s a reason for that! It’s an amazing organization, and today I’m deep-diving into what SheEO is and how I became involved as an Activator five years ago. Listen in as I share how SheEO is impacting the lives and businesses of female […]

EP #08: Building Teams for Greater Impact

We all know that strong, functioning teams are the building blocks of successful organizations. But what makes for an effective team? And how do you go about building a good one? In this episode, I’m answering these important questions and sharing what makes for a great team, as well as what you need to have […]

EP #07: Impact Investing – Maximizing the Positive with Elyse Crowston

2020 was a crazy year, and it sparked a lot of change in the way we go about our lives and our thoughts on the bigger world from a social and environmental perspective. Responsible investing is gaining more momentum as people aim to “put their money where their values are.” With that in mind, Elyse […]

EP #05: ESG 101 – Why We All Need to Care with Dirk Baerts

2020 was a year that changed all of our lives in many ways we will never forget. Businesses have also had to adapt, and the way they report and manage their environment, social, and governance (ESG) impact and activities has become more of an issue for the average consumer than in the past. Here to […]

EP #04: Empowering Future Leaders Through STEM with Anu Bidani

Anu Bidani is the CEO of STEM MINDS, a company that focuses on empowering youth to become fearless leaders by developing agility and a love of learning through STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). She believes in creating our future leaders, game-changers, and problem-solvers to build a better, more agile society for future generations. Today […]

EP #03: Making an Impact Through Financial Fitness with Tracey Bissett

Entrepreneurs are starting more and more businesses with some kind of social, environmental, or community purpose, where they can do good in the world while still making money. One of the keys to running a profitable and purpose-driven business is being able to track and manage the money that is coming in. So today, Sandra speaks […]