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Season 5: Coming February 10, 2022

Last season, we took you on a journey to meet 10 people who are influencing and shaping how we communicate at scale, for social change.

This season, we’re bringing you into the conversation.

This season, we invite nonprofit executives, communications directors, and development directors to explore some of the most common challenges and barriers to moving missions forward. We’ll talk through topics that you’re likely experiencing too, and share insight into how you and your organization can harness the full power of communication; the power to tackle tough conversations; the power to challenge stereotypes in your marketing collateral; the power to build bridges between established and new donor sets, the power to deepen your impact.

We have a lot ahead of us this season and we hope you’ll join us on the journey.

This is your conversation, too.

Until we get underway, head over to to check out past episodes, subscribe to become a Mission Forward member, and join our community of inclusive communicators.

On that point, let’s be clear: this is a new community. It’s a place for us to try new things, to share lessons learned — the easy, and the hard ones — to build norms and expectations of one another, and to call home for this show. If you join us now, you’ll be in on the ground floor in our community of leaders and learners, shaping a space for us. We value that, and we hope you do, too. Click here to join our new Mission Forward TruStory FM Podcast Hub on Discord. And, once you’ve had a chance to check out the place, we hope you’ll become a supporting member, which will get you access to even more resources and channels in Discord, too.

If you’re working to become a more inclusive and thoughtful communicator, there’s nothing holding you back—except you. Join us as we move from mission to impact.

  • 00:00 – Welcome to Mission Forward Season 5

This season, we are taking you on a journey to meet ten people influencing and shaping how we communicate at scale for social change. From advertising executives to coalition directors, news editors, campaign managers, and authors, they're all people who are shaping and challenging the deep power of communication. If you’re working to become a more inclusive and thoughtful communicator, there’s nothing holding you back—except you.

Carrie Fox

Carrie Fox is the founder and CEO of Mission Partners, a woman-owned strategic communications firm and Certified B Corporation that guides high-potential nonprofits, foundations, and socially responsible corporations in realizing their greatest social impact. Since launching her first firm in 2004, she has guided hundreds of organizations around the world to lead with purpose, fueling organizations and their missions forward in new and more impactful ways.