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DC Summer Institute On Leadership & Community Engagement Comes To An End

This will be my final post about the DC Summer Institute on Leadership & Community Engagement.  It’s been an invaluable summer in Washington DC. 

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

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

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

Embarking on a Terrifying Journey

Making plans for the summer seems to be one of the toughest parts of college. With pressure from your parents to get a job,

My Unicorn Song

The first song I learned is called the Unicorn Song. For anyone that’s heard it, you know what I’m talking about…the one with the

Show it off

My second favorite holiday of the year is St. Patrick’s Day. Maybe it’s the Irish heritage, or growing up in the Boston area, but

Start Where You Are, Use What You Have, Do What You Can

Arthur Ashe, one of the first African-American tennis players, spoke these words –”Start Where You Are, Use What You Have, Do What You Can”