When Presidio Graduate School wanted me to produce a digital newsletter, I said, “that’s great, but how about we produce a thought leadership-focused magazine that works for mobile devices?” We generated over 2,000 opens in the first few days with the release of Presidian.
I’ve also done client work as a longform writer, blogger and content curator - everything from white papers on digital security to to blog entries on environmental issues to online biographies of sustainable business leaders.
I created this biographical piece as part of a larger project for sustainability and networking nonprofit, Net Impact. The aim was to reach out to Millennials in business careers and get them involved in sustainability networking and mentorship programs.
Judy Belk has got guts. Crazy chutzpah, in fact. This is a woman who turned down a promising career in public relations because she knew philanthropy was her calling. And it’s been that confidence in who she is that has lifted her into high impact senior leadership roles. Over the past 30 years, she’s been among the best in her field, working towards the broader good across government, corporate – and now with her work at Rockerfeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA) – nonprofit sectors.
This is a short Op-Ed style piece I wrote for the website Care2. A bit of a more personal take on why people should care about the quality of their surroundings (aka, the environment).
When I was in college, I used to drive down this quiet two-lane highway to Cincinnati. Cinci was the closest place from my small Midwestern college that was even close to happening. But the road was beautiful. Everything was laid out before you: old farmhouses, calm fields, large swaths of forest. That is, until you got about a half an hour outside Cincinnati, where the roadside became a crawling neon expanse of service stations and fast food chains. I tried to imagine how many people within a 30-mile radius really needed to eat hamburgers on a daily basis. Why’d they build so many of these places? It was just so unremittingly ugly. Continue reading