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Christine DeVita Shares Thoughts on Mentor Relationships

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  • Date Added : 2/4/2005
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Christine DeVita

  • President, Wallace Foundation
  • female
  • Caucasian
  • 1955 (Age: 66 years old)
  • Christine DeVita - Interview - Wallace Foundation
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Biography

M. Christine DeVita is President of The Wallace Foundation, a private charitable foundation created by Lila and DeWitt Wallace, the founders of Reader's Digest, as a legacy of their own philanthropic lives.

DeVita joined the foundation in November 1987. Since then, she has led the foundation as it has shifted away from project-focused grantmaking and toward more integrated strategies that combine program, evaluation and communications expertise to deliver social benefits beyond the recipients of the foundation's direct grants.

DeVita earned her B.A. magna cum laude from Queens College of the City University of New York and her J.D. cum laude from Fordham University School of Law.

People often ask about mentors. And you know, I know it's kind of good practice nowadays to go find a mentor, and figure out who your mentor should be. And I don't think that in my early professional life there was that recognition. So I never had the experience of kind of looking at the array of...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 22 Christine DeVita Discusses Academic and Professional Background
  • Christine DeVita - Interview - Wallace Foundation
  • 2/4/2005
  • Christine DeVita
  • 3 min. 33 sec.
Video 2 of 22 Christine DeVita Discusses Challenges of Change and Growth Within the Wallace Foundation
  • Christine DeVita - Interview - Wallace Foundation
  • 2/4/2005
  • Christine DeVita
  • 1 min. 13 sec.
Video 3 of 22 Christine DeVita Shares Thoughts on Foundation Sector Within United States
  • Christine DeVita - Interview - Wallace Foundation
  • 2/4/2005
  • Christine DeVita
  • 3 min. 9 sec.
Video 4 of 22 Christine DeVita Discusses Entrepreneurship Within Large Foundations
  • Christine DeVita - Interview - Wallace Foundation
  • 2/4/2005
  • Christine DeVita
  • 3 min. 38 sec.
Video 5 of 22 Christine DeVita Shares Value Proposition Of Wallace Foundation
  • Christine DeVita - Interview - Wallace Foundation
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  • Christine DeVita
  • 5 min. 4 sec.
Video 6 of 22 Christine DeVita Discusses Customers of Wallace Foundation
  • Christine DeVita - Interview - Wallace Foundation
  • 2/4/2005
  • Christine DeVita
  • 1 min. 49 sec.
Video 7 of 22 Christine DeVita Provides Advice on Writing a Successful Grant Proposal
  • Christine DeVita - Interview - Wallace Foundation
  • 2/4/2005
  • Christine DeVita
  • 2 min. 19 sec.
Video 8 of 22 Christine DeVita Discusses Change in Foundation Mindset From Charity To Investment
  • Christine DeVita - Interview - Wallace Foundation
  • 2/4/2005
  • Christine DeVita
  • 1 min. 37 sec.
Video 9 of 22 Christine DeVita Shares Thoughts on Writing a Strong RFP (Request For Proposal)
  • Christine DeVita - Interview - Wallace Foundation
  • 2/4/2005
  • Christine DeVita
  • 3 min. 26 sec.
Video 10 of 22 Christine DeVita Shares Thoughts on Competition Within The Foundation Segment
  • Christine DeVita - Interview - Wallace Foundation
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  • 2 min. 3 sec.
Video 11 of 22 Christine DeVita Discusses Challenges of Measuring Impact of Grants
  • Christine DeVita - Interview - Wallace Foundation
  • 2/4/2005
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  • 2 min. 40 sec.
Video 12 of 22 Christine DeVita Explains Financial Model of Foundations
  • Christine DeVita - Interview - Wallace Foundation
  • 2/4/2005
  • Christine DeVita
  • 2 min. 45 sec.
Video 13 of 22 Christine DeVita States Organizational Management Is The Same Regardless of Profit or Non-Profit Sector
  • Christine DeVita - Interview - Wallace Foundation
  • 2/4/2005
  • Christine DeVita
  • 1 min. 51 sec.
Video 14 of 22 Christine DeVita Shares Thoughts on Gender Issues in the Workplace
  • Christine DeVita - Interview - Wallace Foundation
  • 2/4/2005
  • Christine DeVita
  • 2 min. 14 sec.
Video 15 of 22 Christine DeVita States Work-Life Balance Can Be The Most Difficult Management Challenge Faced in Life
  • Christine DeVita - Interview - Wallace Foundation
  • 2/4/2005
  • Christine DeVita
  • 3 min. 1 sec.
Video 16 of 22 Christine DeVita Shares Experience With Guilt Related to Work-Life Balance
  • Christine DeVita - Interview - Wallace Foundation
  • 2/4/2005
  • Christine DeVita
  • 1 min. 19 sec.
Video 17 of 22 Christine DeVita Shares Thoughts on Mentor Relationships
  • Christine DeVita - Interview - Wallace Foundation
  • 2/4/2005
  • Christine DeVita
  • 1 min. 14 sec.
Video 18 of 22 Christine DeVita States Aggressive Behavior Does Not Indicate Intelligence Or Strength
  • Christine DeVita - Interview - Wallace Foundation
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  • Christine DeVita
  • 1 min. 58 sec.
Video 19 of 22 Christine DeVita States Importance Of Being Prepared
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Video 20 of 22 Christine DeVita Shares Thoughts on Leadership
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Video 21 of 22 Christine DeVita Discusses Socialization Differences Between Men and Women
  • Christine DeVita - Interview - Wallace Foundation
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  • 1 min. 19 sec.
Video 22 of 22 Christine DeVita States Biggest Challenge in Career Has Been Learning To Manage People
  • Christine DeVita - Interview - Wallace Foundation
  • 2/4/2005
  • Christine DeVita
  • 1 min. 24 sec.

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