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Makendy's Story: Part One

For the next month, we will have the pleasure of hosting a shoemaker from Port-Au-Prince, Haiti at our offices in Austin. Makendy Smith earned a fellowship through the Young Leaders of America Initiative. Today's post gives you his background and how he came to be here with us.

Makendy's Story: Part Two

For the next month, we will have the pleasure of hosting a shoemaker from Port-Au-Prince, Haiti at our offices in Austin. Makendy Smith earned a fellowship through the Young Leaders of America Initiative. Today's post is about his first week in Texas and how he's spending his time. 

Makendy's Story: Part Three

For the next month, we will have the pleasure of hosting a shoemaker from Port-Au-Prince, Haiti at our offices in Austin. Makendy Smith earned a fellowship through the Young Leaders of America Initiative. Today's post is about Makendy's workweek during which he visited numerous local businesses and artisans. 

In Gaby's Shoes: SXSW

In my communications class, my professor asked our class if we had a good spring break or, rather, a “collapse.” I, personally, might have had a bit of a collapse in the latter half of break, but not before I got to wander around downtown Austin in the heat of South by Southwest (SXSW)....

Makendy's Story: Part Four

For the next month, we will have the pleasure of hosting a shoemaker from Port-Au-Prince, Haiti at our offices in Austin. Makendy Smith earned a fellowship through the Young Leaders of America Initiative. Today's post is Makendy's final blog entry to conclude his time in Texas. 

Summer To Do List | Austin, TX

Here's a list of 25 things to do in our favorite city - Austin, Texas. If you aren't already in love, we promise checking activities off this list will have you head over heels (no shoe pun intended).