2011 Touchstone Awards Play-By-Play

Another extraordinary Touchstone Awards Luncheon is behind us, and I still have goose bumps! For those of you who weren’t with us yesterday, let me paint you a picture. The day begins bright and earlier for our staff. The adrenaline (and vente coffee) kicks in to gear...

Strength, Intelligence, and Ambition

When I was asked to think about a woman who has inspired me, I almost immediately thought of Elizabeth I of England. To many it may seem like an odd choice, but I began learning about her amazing life in the eighth grade and have been transfixed ever since....

Helpful Hands Make Light(er) Work

As our sole major fundraising event each year, the preparation for the next Touchstone Awards begins as soon as the current event ends. Though staff work year-round on the event, many projects and details come down to the summer months. This summer we were thrilled to...

Honorary Touchstone Awards

I’ve discovered I am most inspired to challenge myself and strive for success when I am reminded of women who have paved the way before me. These women often did not have examples of successful women when they broke new ground in their respective professional or...

Save Room for Touchstone

As the Summer VISTA Events Specialist I’m working on three major upcoming events for Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis, including the Touchstone Awards Luncheon (stay tuned to hear more about the other events). I started on June 1, which meant that a lot of the...