Aden is a junior majoring in accounting in the Cox School of Business and markets and culture in Dedman College. For summer 2011, she was named a Maguire & Irby Family Foundation Public Service Summer Intern by the Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics & Public Responsibility at SMU. Aden is interning at DFW International Community Alliance.
My fifth week at DFW International has been fascinating, as always. This week, I was in charge of organizing the African Leadership Luncheon that we are holding July 16 at Aggies Restaurant. I invited five speakers who are going to speak about ways to raise money for African organizations. Each speaker is going to provide guidance about how to write a powerful grant, how to engage corporate sponsors at an event, and how to fund-raise through 5K runs, cultural activities, sports / soccer events, silent auctions, program ads, etc. I also invited more than 100 African leaders and organizations to be a part of this great event and benefit. From making so many calls, I have been improving my professional [...]