About R. Foxworth
Rodney D. Foxworth, Jr. is a social entrepreneur, philanthropy consultant and nonprofit advisor. He is founder of Invested Impact, a social enterprise committed to positive economic change and leadership development in underserved communities. He has advised, developed and managed numerous social impact initiatives, including BMe (“Black Male engagement”) Baltimore, Emerging Leaders at Maryland Out of School Time Network (MOST), Baltimore Impact Hub, and Ours To Own, Baltimore. Rodney has been a “40 Under 40” honoree of Baltimore Business Journal and Next City magazine. He is also featured in The Washington Post Best-Seller “Reach: 40 Black Men Speak on Living, Leading, and Succeeding.”
Rodney is deeply involved in civic activities. He is Board Co-Chair of Thread and sits on the boards of the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance (GBCA) and Fusion Partnerships. Rodney is advisory board member of American Communities Trust, Betamore and the Social Innovation Lab (SIL) at The Johns Hopkins University.
Rodney has been quoted by and featured in several media outlets, including The Baltimore Sun, Baltimore Citybizlist, MarylandReporter.com, WEAA, and WYPR. His writing has appeared in The Baltimore Sun, Baltimore City Paper, Urbanite, Metro US, Baltimore Brew, and The Orlando Weekly.
Rodney earned his B.A in Cultural Anthropology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC).