Author Archives: oliviamadkins

A Thank You Note

It’s week ten somehow, some way. Ten weeks have flown by, filled with learning and growth and skunks. While I learned a lot about nonprofit management, marketing, outreach and development, I think what I will carry with me the most … Continue reading

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GoLunch!

For many students, school is one of the few places they may depend upon for a reliable meal. But what happens when school is out for the summer for these students who receive free or reduced lunch? The City of … Continue reading

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Social Enterprise, Social Change

A couple weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend The Columbus Foundation Social Enterprise Workshop on Selling for the Small Business Owner representing Ohio Wildlife Center. Ohio Wildlife Center has a social enterprise branch called SCRAM! Wildlife Control. SCRAM! … Continue reading

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Lead On

This week I had the chance to sit down with the Executive Director of Ohio Wildlife Center, Dusty Lombardi, for a few questions. I was primarily interested in her personal take on nonprofit leadership as I’m reading the book that … Continue reading

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Go Outside!

I recently came upon an article in the Harvard Business Review called “Why You Should Tell Your Team to Take a Break and Go Outside”. The article discusses the concept of “nature-deficit disorder” coined by Richard Louv, author of Nature … Continue reading

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Why We Might All Be Fledgings

Ohio Wildlife Center offers a free infoline service that allows concerned citizens to call in with various questions about animals in their backyard, on the road, or in the mouths of their dogs, etc. A story we hear often is … Continue reading

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Women in the Nonprofit Sector

The other day I was sitting Ohio Wildlife Center, casually chatting with my co-workers when I suddenly came to the realization that this environment felt different to me somehow. It wasn’t until I consciously looked around for the answer, when … Continue reading

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