“Born and raised in New Jersey, Hauser grew up in a politically active household, and soon moved to San Francisco to study and later work for nonprofits. Seeing an opportunity to bring more of business and startup acumen to the philanthropic world, Hauser, completed her MBA, and spent over 15 years leading, building and scaling non-profits. Looking for a change, Hauser established The Pollination Project with the support of a donor she knew. Her Berkeley based operation, gives a $1,000 grant a day to social-change entrepreneurs. To those who are looking to do what they love, Hauser believes that making a difference doesn’t have to be hard. Most importantly, to Hauser living with compassion and spreading kindness is what is important. You do not need to start the next big company to make a difference.”
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