Travels Through Norway

Growing up, stories about Norway and Germany were scattered throughout our family holidays and gatherings. Whether it’d be my dad recounting stories from the summer he spent with his father, Magnus, on the family farm in Norway, my great Tante Liselotte telling me stories about her and my grandmother Millie’s childhood in Germany, or my…

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#MeToo Tips and Tricks

Every woman I know has been raised with warnings about sexual violence and harassment. In fact, harassment has become so normalized for me that, before the trending #MeToo, I hardly ever thought to mention it anymore. While I may not have been raped (which is a product of luck more than anything else), I have…

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Good Morning Vietnam!

Well Friends, I am off on another grand adventure! For the next three weeks I will be backpacking through Vietnam and Thailand and I am BEYOND EXCITED about what these next few weeks will hold! I’ve decided to travel with only carry on items, so me and my 44L Osprey pack are going to be…

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How Small Tweaks Lead to Big Outcomes

Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County saw a dramatic increase in their impact when they took the time to better understand their client’s need. By making minor tweaks to portions of their program offerings, HHMC not only better served their mission, but ensured the lives of those they served would be bettered for a lifetime.

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How to Listen: Responding and Adapting for Community Development

 Founded in 1964, Hope Southern Indiana, “HSI”,  provides an insightful perspective when it comes to community development.  Rather than seeing other local nonprofits as competitors for funding, HSI sees them as fellow collaborators working towards a better community. They understand that if their mission is to enhance their community, and these other organizations are working…

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How to Speak the Language of Business Leaders

 The Fort Wayne Rescue Mission, founded in 1903, is a faith-based, nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization, providing restorative care to men, women and children experiencing a homeless crisis. Our organization serves Fort Wayne, Allen County and its nine surrounding counties. The Mission is comprised of four ministries, or houses, that function as communities of compassion.

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