Where Are They Now? – Laveda

Laveda, a 2015 Tempo participant, is now working as the After-School Site Coordinator with the YMCA of the Cayman Islands. What are you doing and why are you doing it?  I am currently an After-School Site Coordinator with the YMCA of the Cayman Islands where I lead a team of nine people with oversight of up to 52 kids. When…

Remembering RISE

As we (Ashleigh and Anne) walk in to Mount Carmel Secondary School not far from O’Connell Street in Dublin, we are feel at home. The teachers passing by say hello, we chat about our summers and wave to the principal as we sit in the staff room. We’re grateful and excited to be back in…

Looking back on Leading for Life One Day

“easily the most equipping thing I’ve done this year. Amazing content.. ..can’t wait for more” “the first session stimulated a conversation between myself and a co-worker that proved challenging but oh so helpful” “I have a new ministry idea. I will investigate it now!” “I feel refreshed and have been reminded that better leadership is possible” “I’d…

Introducing… Karen

We are delighted to have Karen Buttimer join our team! Here’s a little about who she is and what she’ll be doing with us at Innovista… Where do you live and what brought you there? I currently live in Belfast. I moved here, from Cork, in 2006 to take up a job with IFES Ireland,…