Women in the Summit 2013 — Reshma Saujani

Posted on 06. Apr, 2013 by in Blog, community, entrepreneurs, innovation, mentoring, nonprofit, Personal

“Titans of Tech.” Reshma Saujani discussed the non-profit organization she founded, which teaches computer science to girls all over the world. She is the Founder of Girls Who Code, a New York City-based organization that works to educate, empower, and equip teenaged girls with the skills and resources to pursue opportunities in technology and engineering.  

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CT non-profit advocates turn out in force for the “Protect the Safety Net” Rally.

Posted on 01. Feb, 2013 by in Blog, community, connecticut, nonprofit

First Experience Communications has been involved with our client, Oak Hill, in their support to maintain their funding to provide programs for individuals with disabilities. In an attempt to stem budget cuts that will affect services for poor and disabled citizens, nearly 1000 advocates and members from Connecticut’s non-profit community rallied their support this week, […]

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Connecticut Homecare Agencies to the Rescue

Posted on 08. Nov, 2011 by in Blog, connecticut, Health, nonprofit

There have been many unsung heros during Connecticut’s freak October snowstorm. Many towns have been without electricity for almost two weeks. Home bound people who need daily medical help depend on VNAs and other homecare agencies. As the CT Mirror reported —”But that can mean that when a disaster strikes, the services people rely on–delivered […]

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Telling Your Story Workshop Appreciated

Posted on 19. Mar, 2011 by in Blog, community, Non-Profit, nonprofit, our philosophy, Portfolio

Morning Musing Workshop Once Upon a Time…The Story is Everything. Presented by Ira Yellen, President/CEO The face. The voice. The success. The event. All of these are parts of a story. Yet how do you choose the one example that fully encompasses everything your organization is, all that it does? And how do you tell […]

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Marketing Workshop to Home Healthcare Agencies Gets High Grades

Posted on 19. Mar, 2011 by in Blog, business development, Health, nonprofit, Portfolio, Recent Company News

Growing Your Home Health Care Business in a Competitive Market Workshop sponsored by the Connecticut Association for Homecare & Hospice a Success Presented by Ira Yellen, President/CEO Twenty-five owners, managers and marketing directors attended this workshop. It focused on the  importance for homecare agencies to embrace the challenges and seize the opportunities that generates more […]

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Site Launch: Mt. St. John

Posted on 05. Nov, 2010 by in Blog, nonprofit

We’ve launched a new web site for Mt. St. John, an important residential treatment facility helping young men in at- risk situations continue their education and return to their home communities and schools. The site features all the things you’d expect for managing online communications for such an organization, but more importantly, it’s helping the […]

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Non Profits Should Tell Stories with Video

Posted on 27. Mar, 2009 by in connecticut, nonprofit, video

It can be difficult to tell your non-profit’s story these days. Here, in Connecticut, there is a virtual ocean of non-profits. Sometimes it’s hard to tell the difference between them. Having worked with many of them, I’ve seen first-hand what they do. Sure, there’s some overlap, but there are plenty of special initiatives that merit […]

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