Guest: Ebony Beckwith – Salesforce Chief Philanthropy Officer
Ebony Beckwith wholeheartedly agrees with Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff that “the business of business is to improve the state of the world.” As Chief Philanthropy Officer for Salesforce, Ebony leads a 40 person team responsible for engaging more than 36,000 employees in community service (over 3.8 million volunteer hours to date), as well as administering hundreds of millions of dollars in grants to improve communities around the world.
Ebony and her team have achieved meaningful results with their work locally and internationally in the areas of education and workforce development.* (*see Show Notes below). Ebony extends her support of education and workforce development through her role as member of the Technical Advisory Board of Year Up** Bay Area (**see Show Notes).