Talking UP
Talking UP
Sep 3, 2021
Episode 10: Straight Talk with F. Warren McFarlan
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Our very special guest today is F. Warren McFarlan, Professor Emeritus and former Senior Associate Dean of External Relations at Harvard Business School, who has 40 years of active nonprofit experience.

Among his many and varied accomplishments, he helped set up Harvard’s School International Senior Management Program in Switzerland in 1973 and was Co-Director of Case Development at the School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University in Beijing. He is the author of 18 books on topics ranging from Seizing the IT advantage in China to Joining a nonprofit Board: What you need to know.  

He's chaired numerous nonprofit boards, annual funds, and capital campaigns. Earlier this year, he wrote his second book on social enterprise, Effective Fundraising: The Trustee’s Role and Beyond, published by John Wiley. 

Talking UP is an interview show dedicated to writers, journalists and authors working on issues of social justice, equity, and the nonprofit sector. Guests talk about their reporting and research, what drives their work, and what’s important to them. Listeners will have the opportunity to widen their lens, develop their understanding and figure out where we might go from here. 

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