Creating Connections: Pulling Back the Curtains in Grantmaking

Ret Boney is the executive director for the North Carolina Network of Grantmakers.  She assumed the role in May 2013 and has served as a connector, not only to foundation staff across the state, but also by introducing foundation staff to nonprofit professionals.  We chatted during the 2015 Foundation Fair, which was held in Cherokee, North Carolina.… Read More Creating Connections: Pulling Back the Curtains in Grantmaking

Interview – How Citizen Scientists are Creating an Atlas of Turtles in Connecticut

“Nothing quite says summer like a stroll along the water’s edge and finding a turn of turtles basking on a log or witnessing the slow and deliberate pace of an eastern box turtle. Before these ancient creatures retire to the earth for their winter hibernation, the Bruce Museum in Greenwich asks for your help in… Read More Interview – How Citizen Scientists are Creating an Atlas of Turtles in Connecticut

Observations from Beijing

I had the opportunity to attend the Beijing Youth Science Creation Competition.  I was there as part of the U.S. delegation from North Carolina that included four wonderful students. These are the posts I did for the NC Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education Center: Final Thoughts:  Observations from Beijing Others NC International Science Challenge