Author Archives: brynwebster

Reflections from Paris

It seems like it was not that long ago that I walked into ECDI for the first time, excited and nervous and not quiet comprehending the impact that this summer would have on me. Fast forward ten weeks and I’m … Continue reading

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What am I worth?

Much like all of my past summer jobs, this internship came with the understanding that my salary was already pre-negotiated. I’ve always considered myself a pretty mission-driven rather than money-driven person, so my past work experience has usually involved either … Continue reading

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The wheels on the bus

While I absolutely love the time I spend at ECDI, one of my favorite parts of the day is my afternoon commute home on the bus. At 4:24 every day I catch the #9 bus, a route that winds its … Continue reading

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The Legend of Inna Kinney

Although I’ve been working for ECDI for almost five weeks now, up until yesterday I had yet to meet the often discussed founder of our organization, Inna Kinney. Although we had never met, her backstory and character are so integral … Continue reading

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SEED of Change

Today I attended SEED Training, a financial literacy course which clients of ECDI must first taking before being able to qualify for one of our small business loans. As much as I do love research and writing for the Development … Continue reading

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Data Incomplete

Recently, I’ve found it difficult to go into work in the mornings. This is no doubt mostly due to the fact that my daily bus commute has been quite rainy as of late, but it was more than that. Since turning in … Continue reading

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The Big Move

So this blog post may be a bit late. On top of work and the learning session last week, I finally got the keys to my first apartment on Thursday. It was a moment I have been looking forward to all … Continue reading

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