Flinn-Brown Network News

December 2022 Network News

Thoughts from Dawn Wallace As I sit down (literally) to write this final message to Fellows for the year, the end credits are rolling on the 2022 FIFA World Cup. It took six goals,120 minutes, and a penalty-kick shootout to…


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November 2022 Network News

Thoughts from Dawn Wallace Over the holiday break, I rewatched The Candidate, a 1972 film featuring a charismatic, free-thinking political outsider who is haphazardly thrown into what is expected to be a losing electoral campaign. Not surprisingly, the candidate’s uncompromising…


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October 2022 Network News

Thoughts from Dawn Wallace I typically use this real estate to wax poetic about life and leadership, but my thoughts this month have been dominated by the upcoming election. In many ways, the last two years have felt like one…


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September 2022 Network News

Thoughts from Dawn Wallace A few weeks ago, we hosted a delegation of Israeli government staffers traveling through the U.S. Department of State‘s International Visitor Leadership Program. In the group of five leaders, three were policy advisors to members of the…


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August 2022 Network News

Thoughts from Dawn Wallace About three weeks ago, the Wallace teenager officially became a high-school student. Excitement preceded the first day, with both she and I daydreaming of newfound independence. That illusion did not last long, and I was entirely…


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July 2022 Network News

Thoughts from Dawn Wallace For the last two years, I’ve spent a good part of my summer in a lovely beach town in California. Nestled in the sweetest little bungalow, 100 feet from the Pacific Ocean, and mere minutes from…


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June 2022 Network News

Thoughts from Dawn Wallace Shortly after college graduation, a dear friend moved to Australia to study at the University of Melbourne, married an Aussie native, and never left. We’ve stayed in touch over the years, and last week, we happily…


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