My Top Five Books to Inspire Athletes

For over 20 years, participating in triathlons has been one of my favorite things to do outside of the corporate world. I fell in love with this sport back in 1996 when I completed my very first race in Austin, Texas, at a women’s empowerment event hosted by Danskin. It was absolutely exhilarating and something I knew I wanted to …

Resnick Aspen Action Forum Provides Time for Reflection

Nina Vaca and her family recently returned from time spent at the Resnick Aspen Action Forum in Aspen, CO. The event is put on by the Aspen Institute, of which Nina is a Henry Crown Fellow. She wrote about her experience and what she learned on her Medium blog. Her main takeaway is the important of taking time to reflect …

Ideas into Actions: How The Aspen Institute Creates Change All Over the World

The Aspen Institute is one of the finest change-making institutions in the world, and I consider it a privilege to be a part of the Henry Crown Fellowship, which was its first fellowship program. Since its creation, many others have been started, including the Liberty and Rodel Fellowships, and several fellowships based on geographic regions, including Africa, the Middle East, China, …

Internships: Where Talent & Opportunity Meet

Summer is one of my favorite times of the year. Not only because of the amazing family time we share when my oldest daughter is home from college, but also because every summer it begins raining summer interns here at Pinnacle. Through the Pinnacle Summer Fellows program, we make it a priority to offer as many paid internships to deserving students …