Tag Archive for: education

Quantitative Meets Qualitative

Transitioning from scientific research into a world of business and market-related qualitative research was a very defining and enlightening step in my career. Given many opportunities to learn by example from my experienced colleagues, there…

A Letter to The Graduating Class of 2022

Dear Class of 2022, Congratulations! You finally made it! You have accomplished something so incredibly difficult and have shown resilience when adversities were thrown your way. Being a recent graduate, I remember how easy it was to overlook…

Learning from Industry Experts – Marketing

Having recently participated on a panel for my alma mater (PSU – Go Vikings!) as part of their career services initiative, I wanted to pull together important areas discussed by marketing experts on landing a job out of college. These…

Scholarships for Students in Uganda

Since the day I started working with Ideba, I’ve been fascinated by our ability and the ways in which we give back. Uganda has always been a special place, and we’ve done a lot to support people there including a local school, students…

Networking – The Real Key to Success

I’ve been thinking a lot about Christina’s blog from last week. It’s fitting that she and I are joining the Ideba team at roughly the same time, and not just because we both live in Pennsylvania. Last week Christina talked about what…

Uganda 2022 – Getting Back in the Saddle

Having supported Mpondwe Lhubiriha Secondary School for the past six years with capital projects, supplies and scholarships, the Ideba team and friends were looking forward to a large construction project in Summer, 2020 – building dormitories…

Uganda 2020: James Gleason

I love the fact that this school’s leadership is not looking for a “hand out”, but a “hand up”. They are not expecting us to bail them out and care for their finances. They are doing a great job leading in their areas of expertise…

Uganda 2020: David Sly

Favorite thing (or things) about Uganda There are so many! First things that come to mind… The people – and the connections you make at every level – from people you visit with every year, to the security guard outside the bank…

Students on Fyre

Of all the things that the news cycle has brought us in the turmoil of the past few years, nothing has sucked me in more than the Varsity Blues College Entry Fraud scandal.  Maybe because I was angry at hearing from first grade that my…

Passing the Baton of Global Education Ambassador

2018 was a fantastic year as the Ideba Global Education Ambassador. It started at an Elementary School in Hillsboro, Oregon, where our team attended the school assembly. When the assembly finished, we went from classroom to classroom passing…