Author Archive | Victoria Calderon


From the “Country of Women” to the “Country of Opportunities”

This past December, I had the incredible honor of accepting a role on the inaugural Columbus Women’s Commission and I couldn’t have been more overjoyed about what this means. The purpose of this city-led commission is to dismantle barriers and reduce gender based inequities to improve the economic position of women in our community. I’m so […]

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Black Friday. Cyber Monday. #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the spirit of collaboration and the power of social media. The idea was conceived in 2012 at a cultural center in NYC called the Belfer Center for Innovation and Social Impact in partnership with the United Nations Foundation. This phenomenon started as a way to bring individuals together to […]

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How Ohio is Stepping Up to Save Babies

September: National Infant Mortality Awareness Month September is a month when school is back in session, the leaves start changing color, and there’s a brisk chill in the air. September is also the month that’s been designated to raise awareness about infant mortality on a national basis. Unfortunately, we don’t have very good news to share in […]

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Mompreneurs: Redefining Work/Life Journey.

In my recent post “How I put to “save babies” on my to-do list and you can, too!”, I shared how motherhood changed my life by awakening the activist within me. In this post, I expose the personal experiences that led to the deep desire to make a difference and align priorities. This was my intersection between […]

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Ohio Glamping Guide

June is national camping month and we wanted to introduce a new concept that puts a twist on this summer classic. “Glamping” is all the rage these days, whether it’s the DIY experience you can create with your own fancy tent, plush bed and bohemian chic decor or on an official “glampground”. Glamping (v.) defined: a glamorous camping experience […]

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Top Municipal Pools in Central Ohio

Warm temperatures are finally here to stay, the kids are out of school and it’s time for summer lovin’ to begin! What better way to enjoy pool season (Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend) than to put on your swimsuit and head out for a water-filled adventure with the kiddos? Luckily, there are many awesome options to […]

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How I put to “save babies” on my to-do list and how you can, too!

Social Determinants of Health Affect Infant Mortality When I gave birth to my baby boy in 2014, I had no idea that Ohio would be ranked amongst the worst in the nation for overall, white, black and Hispanic infant mortality. Every year in Franklin County, 150 babies die before their first birthday. What I did know was that I was being discharged from […]

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