#21 - Virginia Tenpenny - Chief Social Impact Officer at Starbucks

Virginia and I have been friends for over two decades. She currently serves as the Chief Social Impact Officer for a little coffee company here in Seattle you may have heard of. As ubiquitous and colossal as Starbucks is, this conversation was a revelation to me as to the intimate, personal efficacy that is possible when an entire cohort is fueled by a purpose higher than themselves. (and caffeine). Virginia and Mark talk about that time she was teaching English in Vietnam on 09/11; her Dad’s military service inspiring Starbucks’ Opportunity For All Initiative and creating equity from the ground up.

Starbucks Stories

Save What You Love with Mark Titus:⁣⁣
Produced: Tyler White⁣⁣
Edited: Patrick Troll⁣⁣
Music: Whiskey Class⁣⁣

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