Author Archives: cwboone

Breadth and Depth

I feel strongly that the Columbus Foundation’s Summer Fellowship program is one of the best summer internship-like gigs around town.   And I would like to tell you why. The program’s two-dimensionality makes the fellowship experience unique.  Dimension No. 1: the … Continue reading

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Ode to Planning

We are in week seven of our summer fellowships. Crazy. There is much to be done to complete the research I am doing at the Women’s Fund, and the thought “three weeks left” is… startling.  But I am on track … Continue reading

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Making the Numbers Talk

As I near the end of the data collection phase of my research project, I find myself staring at some intimidating spreadsheets.  I created them, and yet I can relate to the bewilderment of Dr. Frankenstein upon the completion of … Continue reading

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Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Calls

My biggest goal this week is to track down a response from 42 organizations that don’t have financial information about their programs available from an online source.  I am calling them all in order to determine A) if they have … Continue reading

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Way to go, Columbus.

Those of us who call Columbus our home don’t need to be told that we live in a great city.  But this blog post will give you a few more bragging points (to tide you over while we wait for … Continue reading

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Not Buying It

This Wednesday, I had the opportunity to attend a presentation at the Youth 2 Youth conference held here in Columbus.  The performance, titled “The MANufactured and MISSrepresented Image,” brought to light the negative gender stereotypes which pervade media and empowered … Continue reading

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Lean In

Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, recently published a book titled Lean In in which she encourages women to boldly pursue their ambitions and challenges society to address the barriers women face. In a commencement address at Barnard College in 2011 … Continue reading

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