Night Out With Meaning: Building a Life Post-Cancer

Thank you to Maggie Hobson-Baker for sharing her very personal story and breast cancer fight at Night Out With Meaning. Through a timeline, snapshots of her running log and artwork, Maggie was able to tell her story so eloquently and universally.  She educated and...

Night Out With Meaning: A Personal Story of Transformation

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” Maya Angelou Thank you to those who attended Night Out With Meaning on Wednesday, May 28th.  A very special thank you to our storyteller, CheneAmelie Bates. Chene shared her personal...

Supporting Relief Efforts In The Philippines

A few people have asked me for advice when thinking about supporting the relief efforts in the Philippines following the devastating Typhoon Haiyan and I thought I would pass along some information. The Center For High Impact Philanthropy posted an article on their...

Night Out With Meaning: Mission Related Investing

I started Night Out With Meaning because I wanted to inspire a community of women to think about their passions and interests and find meaningful ways to make them a part of their everyday lives.  Quite simply, Night Out With Meaning is about listening to another...

Night Out With Meaning: Growing Up Global, May 9, 2013

As a parent raising children during such times of flux, I was looking for a book that would make sense of the intersection of globalization, education and parenting, and offer thoughtful, practical tools.  I didn’t find that book, so I set out to write it.  The...

Homeless Has A Name Film Festival

The message from Chuck Levesque, Executive Director of Depaul USA, was clear the other night. Go and tell people you see what you did last night and how it affected you. He is referencing the eight short films that are part of HOMELESS HAS A NAME film festival. The...

Night Out With Meaning: The Power of a Healthy Woman

Six weeks after having my third child I went to the gym. I had not been to the gym during my pregnancy and I was dreading the work it would take to get back into shape. The trainer talked a lot about strengthening my core – which was pretty much non-existent...

Responding to Hurricane Sandy

Here is some great advice from the Center for Disaster Philanthropy. Regine Webster and Lori Bertman wrote a nice article summarizing what people can do to help with the clean-up efforts and aftermath. 1. Immediate Needs: There are opportunities to support vulnerable...