Fellowship in inclusion and Philanthropy

All posts by Sarah Midanik

Sarah Midanik

About Sarah Midanik

Executive Director of the Native Women’s Resource Centre, Fellow in the Fellowship in Inclusion and Philanthropy Program

Am I Invited? Fundraising in the Indigenous community

February 12, 2016

When I sat down to write this introductory post to fundraising within the Indigenous community, I realized that it’s actually a rather challenging topic to discuss. I mean, I could give a few recommendations for best practices (Coles notes version: be culturally aware and respectful, share success stories, and make ‘the ask’), or share success … Continue reading

The Wonderful Whirlwind of Congress and Tips on How to Navigate

November 19, 2015

It was almost like my first day of school at a new school, I was scared to meet my new teachers, I was worried that I didn’t have any friends to sit with at lunch, and I was nervous that my outfit may not be what all the other kids were wearing. Oh, to be … Continue reading

Tips for Fellows to get the most out of the Mentorship Relationship

October 1, 2015

Mentorship can have many definitions and interpretations. A commonly accepted definition of mentorship is the personal developmental relationship in which a more experienced or more knowledgeable person helps to guide a less experienced or less knowledgeable person. The mentoring process seeks to develop an individual as a whole, through a learning relationship that integrates and … Continue reading