Linda Kay Klein

Linda Kay Klein is the founding director of the Work on Purpose program for Echoing Green, a global nonprofit that unleashes next generation talent to solve the world’s biggest problems.  Work on Purpose is an educational program that teaches emerging professionals how to identify their purpose and put it into action.  Linda has spoken at dozens of colleges, universities, conferences and nonprofits, and regularly contributes to media outlets such as, The Huffington Post, and Religion Dispatches.  Previously, Linda helped directed communications and grant-making for The Sister Fund, a foundation that supports gender equality in the world's major religious traditions.  She also helped lead Women Moving Millions, a campaign that raised $181 million dollars in million-dollar gifts for women and girls in just two years.  Linda is a founding board member for the Nigerian nonprofit Jumpstart, and sits on the advisory boards of the NYU Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life, and Our Inner Lives, a project of  She completed her MA in creative writing and religious studies at New York University, where she was awarded the NYU Reynolds Fellowship in Social Entrepreneurship, and completed her undergraduate degree in creative writing at Sarah Lawrence College.

Ashoka U Exchange

We are pleased to officially announce that the 2017 Exchange will be hosted by Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida, on March 2-4, 2017.

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