Author Archives: Mary G Burns

July 19

STC, Lexington, KY Weeks 2 and 3

Those of you at GSK are probably aware of the Save the Children and GlaxoSmithKline partnership that was recently launched to save the lives of a million of the poorest children in the world. This collaboration will see these two organizations, sharing expertise, resources, and influence to tackle some of the leading causes of child […]

July 18

10 things I have learned after being on my own for about a month

1. Running clubs are a great place to meet people when you are alone in a new city, especially ones that meet at a donut shop, and a microbrewery! 2. When you (finally) get sole control of the remote, you spend way too much time watching reality TV. 3. Meetup.com is a great website to […]

July 05

Week 1 – Monday, June 24 – Sunday, June 30:

My first day at Save the Children was Monday, June 24th. It is so nice having a 15 minute drive to work – the same as just the shuttle portion of my Navy Yard commute! There are about 40 people in this Save the Children location, working in the Finance and Sponsorship Departments for U.S. […]

July 05

Week 0 – Thursday, June 20 – Sunday, June 23:

My husband, Chuck, and I arrived in Lexington, Kentucky on Thursday morning, June 20th. We left our home in Upper Gwynedd, PA around 5pm on Wednesday night. Our plan was to drive until Chuck got tired, and then find a hotel room and finish the 650 mile/10-hour trip in the morning. We started looking for […]

June 23

Being the Change – Save The Children, Lexington

BE THE CHANGE – The guiding principle of GSK’s PULSE Program While reading a magazine geared towards women of a certain age, I came across survey results to the question:     “Top 10 things you want to change (about yourself)” As I move to Lexington, Kentucky to work with Save the Children, I realized that I […]