Reading Partners

Lately, I’ve been drawn towards devoting my extra time to local education. I feel like it’s the easiest way to make the most impact in kids’ lives…and making a difference to kids feels to me like the best way to make our world a better place. So, one day, I was heading down one of…

Girl Rising – Review

On Feb 23, I saw a posting about Girl Rising on the facebook page of my friend Pam in San Francisco. I clicked through, found the trailer, watched, and was instantly moved to take action. Thanks to the technology available through Gathr, I truly could do something about the swell of inspiration I felt, and…

Big Brothers Big Sisters Mentor 2.0

A few months ago I started working the Mentor 2.0 program through Big Brothers Big Sisters. This program focuses on pairing a mentor with a student during high school for a long term relationship with a focus on college prep. Having been a former mentor for the regular program, I decided to check this new…