You don’t want to miss Scott Jackson’s unbelievable story of growing up through abuse and racism, and the way that his Black Step-Father transformed his view of fatherhood. Dr. Alex Gee discusses with Scott Jackson the role of fathers in the household and how a father can display integrity and compassion. Hear how Scott has carried this sense of charity into his life work to spread goodwill everywhere.
Scott Jackson is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Global Impact. Global Impact’s mission is to grow global philanthropy and build partnerships and resources for the world’s most vulnerable people. A global development fundraising and marketing veteran, Jackson has held leadership positions in the public, private and nonprofit sectors, including the global health and development nonprofits PATH and World Vision. He has worked in more than 60 countries, and his global relief and development efforts have taken him to remote villages in Africa and Asia, to the heart of the Holy Land, and inside some of the most powerful institutions and governments around the world. Jackson has worked with global leaders, including four U.S. presidents and their administrations, and he has represented international development issues with the offices of U.S. Secretaries of State Madeleine Albright, Colin Powell and Hillary Clinton.
Jackson was a founding nonprofit member of The ONE Campaign to “make poverty history” and has worked on initiatives with Bono and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. He is a member of several national boards and advisory committees, including the Clinton Global Initiative, YourCause, Global Justice Center, International Center for Research on Women, National Development Committee of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, Global Washington, World Trade Center Seattle and CEO Connection’s Leadership Committee for Social Impact. He currently works closely with the leadership of more than 100 nonprofits around the world, such as Save the Children, CARE and Heifer International.
He is the author of “Take Me with You,” released in March 2017, a moving personal story written to inspire people to take action and find the “charity within” – Jackson’s personal philosophy of making a choice to live in a way that improves life for others.