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Leila Janah, Social Entrepreneur, Samasource

She has been named Forbes "30 under 30", Fast Company's "Most Creative People in Business" and Fortune Magazine's "Most Promising Entrepreneurs". Leila Janah started a non-profit with $14,000 she won in a business plan competition. Her goal was to reduce global poverty by putting people into jobs where they could earn a living wage. Her company Samasource does just that. Leila takes us to her favorite San Francisco spot, the Samovar Tea House, to eat local, sustainable and socially conscious food and share why this food is the fuel she needs to continue her mission of ending world poverty.

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  • 2019-06-16T15:00:00-07:00
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Leila Janah, Social Entrepreneur, Samasource

She has been named Forbes "30 under 30", Fast Company's "Most Creative People in Business" and Fortune Magazine's "Most Promising Entrepreneurs". Leila Janah started a non-profit with $14,000 she won in a business plan competition. Her goal was to reduce global poverty by putting people into jobs where they could earn a living wage. Her company Samasource does just that.

  • 2019-06-16T15:00:00-07:00
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Jim McIngvale, Philanthropist, Gallery Furniture

When Jim started his mattress business in Houston, Texas he had just $5,000 and a pickup truck. Now, he has amassed a furniture empire through his "wacky ads" and gregarious personality. It was, however, a single act of kindness that thrust him into the international spotlight. During Hurricane Harvey, he opened the doors of all of his stores to displaced residents, earning him local adoration and international cheers. We go with Jim to his favorite Mexican restaurant, Lopez Family restaurant, to eat fajitas and hear the story of how any local businessman can make a tremendous social impact.

  • 2019-06-18T09:30:00-07:00
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  • 2019-06-20T09:30:00-07:00
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  • 2019-06-23T15:00:00-07:00
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Jose Andres, Chef and Philanthropist

Spanish born chef Jose Andres achieved the American dream by creating a restaurant empire that stretches across the country and the globe. Recently though, Jose's efforts have been focused on philanthropy and outreach. When Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, Jose and his team landed and immediately started cooking. In a short amount of time, they had fed a million people. Inspired by the flavors of his youth, Jose takes us back to where it all began for him.

  • 2019-06-25T09:30:00-07:00
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  • 2019-06-27T09:30:00-07:00
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  • 2019-06-30T15:00:00-07:00
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Jessica Alba, Actress and Founder of The Honest Company

Jessica Alba had already become a successful Hollywood actress when she decided to start her own business. She never dreamed it would be so tough to begin. Even though she received many rejections and faced much disbelief in her ability, she persevered. Now her eco-conscious baby products company, The Honest Company is valued at more than a Billion dollars.

  • 2019-07-02T09:30:00-07:00
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  • 2019-07-04T09:30:00-07:00
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  • 2019-07-07T15:00:00-07:00
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Emily Giffin, New York Times Bestselling Author

Emily Giffin did a complete U-turn in her career when a career as a corporate lawyer left her unsatisfied. She pursued her dream of being a writer. Her ability to write complex, fascinating and flawed characters has landed her on the New York Times best-seller list. She has written not one but eight best-selling novels and has developed a cult like following of devotees. Emily takes us to her favorite Seafood restaurant in Atlanta to eat the food she loves and talk about the anatomy of a best-selling page-turner.

  • 2019-07-09T09:30:00-07:00
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  • 2019-07-11T09:30:00-07:00
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  • 2019-07-14T15:00:00-07:00
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