Dallas Innovates, Heather Noel
United Way has been working in the social sphere for more than 125 years, but don’t call it “old.”
At least when talking about it in terms of “old power,” as outlined by authors Henry Timms and Jeremy Heimans, says Jennifer Sampson, president and CEO of the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas.
Sampson read the 2014 Business Review article and noticed under examples of old power institutions, Timms and Heimans listed United Way.
“That caught my eye and I didn’t like it. I don’t want to lead an old power,” said Sampson, who in 2011 became the first female CEO of the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas.Read the full article