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Leadership: What I Learned During the DC Summer Institute on Leadership, Part 3

Closing Interview Comments Mike said people working in nonprofit need to be very connected to and committed to the mission of their organization –

Leadership: What I Learned During the DC Summer Institute on Leadership, Part 2

Interviews Mike Curtain was an obvious choice. He is the CEO of one of DC’s most recognized and successful non-profit organizations, which employs over

DCSI-LCE Week 11: Knowing Your Why

John, a Professional Staff Member in our office whom I have gotten the chance to not only work with but also befriend over the

Leadership: What I Learned During the DC Summer Institute on Leadership, Part 1

Leadership, (a) an influencing process—and its resultant outcomes—that occurs between a leader and followers and (b) how this influencing process is explained by the

The Adventure Comes to an End

The last two weeks of my internship were eye-opening. We visited with Grameen affiliates – companies or non-profits that set out to help the

When in doubt, eat a mango!

The past few weeks in Bangladesh have been full of culture, rainy villages, and adventures! My second weekend here, I went with a group

DCSI-LCE Week 7: Back After a 4-week Hiatus…did you miss me?

Hey everyone, Sorry I’ve been MIA for the last 4 weeks: it would be a huge understatement to say I have been busy with

U is for University (Day)

Youth Day, celebrated in South Africa annually on 16 June, commemorates the 1976 Soweto Uprising, in which students in the Soweto township during the

My Core Leadership Principles

Let me preface by saying this is part of an assignment for a leadership theory course I’m taking over the summer.  However, I still