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About emilycallahan8

Summer Fellow through the Columbus Foundation Summer Fellowship Program, working with Best Buddies International.

Summer 2019

It is really hard for me to put into words the experience I had this summer as a a Fellow with the Columbus Foundation and the impact that Best Buddies had on me. In the simplest of terms, I met … Continue reading

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Shifting Things Up

As we are getting close to the end of the summer, the projects I am working on are shifting. Instead of working on long, more in-depth projects, I am now taking on small ones that correlate to different aspects of … Continue reading

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Leadership Conference

Last weekend was the weekend I had spent all summer waiting for, it was Leadership Conference weekend. I think that it is safe to say I had a lot of expectations in a lot of different areas going into Leadership … Continue reading

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Today was an absolutely amazing and life-changing day. Today at my host site I was given the opportunity to experience an “Ambassador Training,” where we work with individuals with an Intellectual and Developmental Disability (IDD) to help them develop their … Continue reading

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Failing to Prepare is Preparing to Fail

This week was also a short week at Best Buddies given the Holiday and our Training at the Columbus Foundation this last Wednesday. However, the time I spent at Best Buddies was very productive, as I spent it preparing for … Continue reading

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Anticipation Building

Despite this being a short week (only Monday & Tuesday) it has been an eventfull and extremely educational week. The was week was split between finalizing projects from the beginning weeks and starting training and planning for the upcoming Best … Continue reading

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The Power of Presence

The last couple of weeks I have been in charge of helping create some of Best Buddies Ohio’s social media posts, this has definitely been a challenge of mine as social media is not one of my strengths. However, it … Continue reading

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