Minds Matter News

Huffington Post: Grow, Grow

By MM National | December 3, 2015

This piece was written by Executive Director Ellen Magnis for Huffington Post During this season of gratitude, I have been thinking about those who have helped shape my life in significant ways. I have had the benefit of many wise teachers. When I think back to my teenage years to some of my earliest mentors,…

Huffington Post: Opportunity Doesn’t Knock for All

By MM National | September 26, 2015

This piece was written by Executive Director Ellen Magnis for Huffington Post My son, Nick, is a college freshman, and he is embracing this opportunity with gusto. He, like so many young adults, is thoughtful, open to ideas and cares deeply about making a difference in the world. The norm and expectation established early in…

Ellen Magnis Joins Minds Matter as New Executive Director

By MM National | September 1, 2015

New York, NY – September 1, 2015 — Ellen Magnis will take the helm at Minds Matter as the organization’s new Executive Director in the national office beginning in late September 2015. Magnis joins Minds Matter after an almost eight year tenure at the Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center (DCAC). Magnis, who was second in charge…