Names on this page represent an always-expanding network of Charitable Words Scholars volunteer advisors, who bring their connections to hundreds more. The network include professionals in communications, marketing, nonprofit management, and social innovation. They provide guidance and connections to pro bono resources to enrich student experiences. Their engagement exponentially leverages returns on investments in “Learning and Lending a Hand” internships and collective impact for nonprofit partners.
Linda Averbeck, attorney and board member of Transitions Global
Maureen Callinan, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
Jim Callaway, editorial, commercial and corporate photographer
Susan Cooney, Founder and CEO, Givelocity, social entrepreneur, San Francisco
Kathy DeLaura, Managing Director, Partners in Change
Sara Drabik, Northern Kentucky University College of Informatices
Holly Edgell, community editor, WCPO.com, E.W. Scripps Company
Jennifer Feld, senior art consultant at Artonomy, Inc.
Michelle Foster, media management and marketing consultant, Washington, D.C.
Capt. Kevin Haws, retired, Navy Medicine facilities, U.S. and Pacific Command, San Diego
Susan Ingmire, CEO Ignite Philanthropy Advisors
Joan Kaup, Executive Director, Social Venture Partners Cincinnati
Michael Keating, Executive Director, Clyde N. Day Foundation, photojournalist
Dr. Suzanne Kunkel, Director of the Scripps Gerontology Center, Miami University, Oxford.
Greg Landsman, Executive Director, The Strive Partnership
Michael McCarter, Director of Visuals, The Cincinnati Enquirer
Byron McCauley, CEO, McCauley Communications
Aaron Miranda, career/academic guidance specialist, The Wounded Warriors Project
Rachael Moore, attorney and nonprofit development specialist
J. Keith Moyer, Senior Fellow, University of Minnesota School of Journalism
Krista Neher, CEO and leading trainer, Boot Camp Digital Marketing
Dr. Julie Olberding, director of Nonprofit Management programs, Northern Kentucky University
Owen Raisch, director of X-LINK center for experiential learning, Xavier University
Krista Ramsey, writer and communications specialist
Kat Steele, Cincinnati Film Festival
Tasha Stewart, digital strategist
Andrea Torrice, Torrice Media: Multimedia and Community Engagement
Margy Waller, arts policy advocate and Senior Fellow, Topos Partnership
Leisa Wilcox, Vice President, Once Blind Studios, Nashville.
Liz Wu, special events producer, musician and educator
Elissa Yancey, Educator Associate Professor of Journalism, University of Cincinnati
Pictured: Professional photographer Jim Callaway provided mentoring and guidance to Charitable Scholar Rachael Shepler during her internship with The Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Cincinnati.