Professional Writer and Editor Barbara Stewart puts her years of experience to use as a Grant Writer.
Based in New York City, Barbara Stewart has been working for organizations such as Lotus Outreach and LatinoJustice PRLDEF to help them procure major donations from philanthropic entities.
Barbara Stewart was intent on being a writer when she was young and studied poetics and writing at Naropa University, an institution of contemplative education in Boulder, Colorado, before earning her Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts at St. John's College.
Barbara Stewart also earned a Master of Science in Journalism from Columbia University, as well as a certificate in fundraising from New York University.
Initially focusing on journalism, Barbara Stewart
career writing for a major Florida newspaper, the Orlando Sentinel.
During her seven years at the Orlando Sentinel, Barbara Stewart became the Assignments Editor for its Sunday magazine.
After the Orlando Sentinel, Barbara Stewart spent 11 years as a Staff Writer at The New York Times.
wrote several hundred articles for The New York Times
, including more than a dozen front-page stories, and nearly one hundred profiles for September 11: Portraits of Grief, a series that won the Pulitzer Prize.
Following her work at The New York Times
, Barbara Stewart
used her writing abilities to help others in many ways, including editing Rosa Parks' literary memorabilia for an archival collection.
Shortly after writing a commissioned piece on education innovation for the Carnegie Corporation of New York
, Barbara Stewart
began grant writing, particularly for Lotus Outreach
While writing and editing copy for the nonprofit's newsletter and website, Barbara Stewart
also helped Lotus Outreach
win grants totaling $50,000, one from a foundation making its first international grant.
has additionally written proposals to secure $1.2 million in funding for LatinoJustice PRLDEF
, an advocacy group dedicated to justice for U.S. immigrants.