Rapid Response: Compassion in the face of crisis, w/Mercy Corps CEO Tjada McKenna

Masters of Scale

Mar 9 2023 • 21 mins

How do you stay focused and committed to putting out a fire while new fires ignite elsewhere? Mercy Corps CEO, Tjada D’Oyen McKenna returns to Rapid Response to discuss the expansive relief effort in Turkey and Syria since the earthquake, leading a grieving team, and how the org’s support strategy in Ukraine must pivot as the country enters its second year of war. Tjada also shares insights about the greater role businesses can play in societal improvement, and why altruism doesn’t mean sacrificing scale.

Support Mercy Corps’ relief effort in Syria: https://www.mercycorps.org/donate/catastrophic-earthquake-strikes-syria

Support families in Ukraine: https://www.mercycorps.org/donate/support-families-ukraine-and-40-countries-worldwide

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