Katharine Janus

Katharine Janus works at American Philanthropic, a consulting firm whose mission is to strengthen civil society by improving the effectiveness of charitable foundations and nonprofit organizations. She graduated from Ave Maria University with her Bachelor of Arts in Politics, has worked with U.S. Senator Charles Grassley, and has years of experience directing community service and charity efforts. She is originally from Chariton, Iowa.

GDT Podcast / Episode 36

Today on Givers, Doers, & Thinkers, Jeremy talks to investor and commentator David Bahnsen about the intersection of current trends in philanthropy and economics, including why stakeholder capitalism is a bad idea.

GDT Podcast / Episode 35

Catch Mary Eberstadt on this week’s Givers, Doers, & Thinkers, discussing identity politics and the sexual revolution with Jeremy Beer!

GDT Podcast / Episode 34

Today Jeremy speaks with journalist Teddy Schleifer about how American billionaires practice their philanthropy and why it matters.

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GDT Podcast / Episode 33

Jeremy speaks with businessman and philanthropist Dean Riesen about his effort to deliver and access clean water in Tanzania and what the rest of us can learn from his work.

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GDT Podcast / Episode 32

This week, Jeremy speaks talk to theologian Gary Anderson about the surprising things the biblical tradition has to say about the poor, charity, and charity’s rewards.

GDT Podcast / Episode 31

This week on Givers, Doer, & Thinkers, Jeremy sits down with Colorado congressional candidate Tim Reichert about effective philanthropy and the erosion of the middle class.

GDT Podcast / Episode 30

Jeremy talks to historian and journalist Christine Rosen about how American religious leaders, in partnership with philanthropy, helped grow the American eugenics movement in the first part of the 20th century.

GDT Podcast / Episode 29

On Givers, Doers, & Thinkers, Jeremy sits down with his close friend, Erik Twist, to discuss how school leaders can transform America’s K-12 education system. 

GDT Podcast / Episode 28

Today on Givers, Doers, & Thinkers, Jeremy speaks with Michael E. Hartmann about philanthropy’s biggest challenges and how to address them.

GDT Podcast / Episode 27

This week Jeremy talks with acclaimed journalist Christopher Caldwell about the surprising implications of the reforms of the 1960s, including civil rights legislation for the American community.