This is the last post in our “If I Only Knew Then” issue. I’d like to think that I get to post in the coveted “closing spot” because of how valuable my experiences will be for the FLiP community. Actually, the way I see it, my post must have been put in a prominent place because everyone who reads my top five insights will be better off for it.
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A year and a half ago I walked from Grand Central to Wall Street with my friend and co-worker, Jessica Stannard-Friel. We talked (at length) about starting a blog for young professionals in philanthropy. Before Jess says a temporary goodbye to the world of “full-time employment” (she’s about to take Harvard Business School by storm) […]
A few months ago, Maya e-mailed me to say how much she was enjoying FLiP. Since nobody likes to hear how great FLiP is more than the FLiP editors, I met her for a cup of coffee at one of mid-town Manhattan’s esteemed delis to talk about the community. At the time, we were planning […]
It’s not just people with years of experience who have something to add to the “If I Only Knew Then” issue. Check out what our intern learned in his first ten days! Last semester when I became an intern at Changing Our World, Inc., I was very excited. Not only was this internship going to […]
An old colleague of mine from Carnegie Hall, Neil Davidson, is headed back to school after four years in the world of fundraising. Neil will begin working towards his MBA at Harvard in the Fall. Before he leaves for school I asked him to take a minute and jot down some notes about his brief experience before the next phase of his life unfolds.
Lyndsay Reville started at CW as an intern in our Special Events department. Immediately inundated with client work, Lyndsay quickly learned the ins and outs of the world of philanthropy. Lyndsay was recently hired full time, so for our If I only knew then issue, we sat her down and said, “Lyndsay, what do you […]
Please enjoy the first of our “If I Only Knew Then” series. Susan Raymond (short bio below) was kind enough to be the first to share some of the lessons she has learned so far in her distinguished career. Stick with FLiP for more “If I Only Knew Then” posts in the coming weeks. I […]