Category: Networking

Giving (with feeling!)

“When you use stories and images to communicate, you are speaking directly to the part of the brain …

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Rockin’ Out with Nonprofit Tech Superstars – #11NTC

I am excited to be heading out to the NTEN Nonprofit Technology Conference next week from March 17 …

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YNPN Triangle NC Social: March 15, 2011 #ynpn

I hope to see you at the March Social for the YNPN Triangle NC chapter. This monthly gathering …

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Shock and Awe #scio11

I am in total shock and awe after my experience at the Science Online Conference. It has taken …

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Science Online 2011 #scio11 January 13-16, 2011

Last year, back in snowy Colorado, we remember reading the fascinating and enlightening tweets coming from the Science …

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7th Day of Social Christmas: Folger’s Commercial

Peter has been coming home from college since 1986. At this point, all his parents want for Christmas …

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Wear Your Geek Pride #MayTheForceBeWithYouKatie

There is a scared little kid in all of us. No matter how popular and confident you think …

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I am Thankful for YOU!

This Thanksgiving I am thankful for YOU – my social network. This has been a truly incredible year. …

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Real Guys Immunize

So our social media experiment has launched – won’t you help us spread the good word? Here is …

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Something Ninja This Way Comes

As one last hurrah for CCIC and to launch my work at MedThink, I’m participating in the Immunization …

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Kate Runy

CONTENT & MEDIA SPECIALIST

A passionate technical wizard, Kate thrives on managing online content, social media for communications, and development projects.  Kate is the workhorse of the team, pulling out amazing feats of content creation and management week in and week out. 

Prior to joining BC/DC Ideas, Kate coordinated website and social media content, communications, and advertising for Go Global NC and Alzheimer’s NC.

Things that make her happy: I love animals about as much as I love working for nonprofits.

Mishel Gomez Cespedes

CONTENT COORDINATOR

Mishel brings a passion for video storytelling and quippy social media content to the team.  At BC/DC Ideas, she is most likely editing video or scheduling the next moving social media post for our clients.

Her ear for storytelling is her greatest asset. Mishel has a unique ability to assemble content into a concise story that moves audiences to action.

A graduate of Wake Forest University she spent a semester in Spain and years serving her community through the campus organizations. Now, she is putting her passion for good to work.

Brian Crawford

creative director

Mix equal parts nerd and creativity and that’s Brian. A natural problem-solver, Brian’s ability to cut to the core of any problem helps guide our creative team to the correct solution without wasted time or money. It’s the core, this little nugget of truth, that helps our clients take the next step with their audiences.

Brian gets the greatest joy out of helping our clients realize and connect with their story. He is a true believer that everyone and every organization has a compelling story to tell, you just have to listen with an open heart.

Things that make him happy: Hanging out at the park with family, toddler-speak, hitting the focus pull, and good coffee.

Dawn Crawford

principal

The engine behind BC/DC Ideas, Dawn has dedicated her career to good. Dawn brings her considerable experience and expertise to helping elevate the nonprofit sector. Our team’s lead strategist, Dawn is often seen leading our IdeaStorms, penning communications plans, or checking in with clients.

Before launching BC/DC Ideas in 2010, she earned her chops in 10+ years of communications leadership roles for public health, healthcare and youth-focused nonprofits. Working for nonprofits is Dawn’s dream job, and she loves that her 40+ hours a week make the world a better place.

Things that make her happy: A glass of champagne to celebrate big wins, Basecamp, living in the South, seeing the world, and a well-formatted spreadsheet.