Cathy Erway on Feeling Part of a Group Working on Volunteer Projects

In Chapter 13 of 20 in her 2014 Capture Your Flag interview, author and food writer Cathy Erway answers "How Has Volunteering Impacted Your Learning and Development?" Erway shares how nonprofit volunteering allows her to commit to causes and feel part of a group working to make a difference. She notes how the nonprofit volunteer work is a nice complement to shorter-term freelance writing projects she takes on in her career.

Cathy Erway is an author, food writer, freelance copywriter, radio show host and teacher focused on healthy food advocacy. Her second book, "The Food of Taiwan: Recipes From the Beautiful Island" is a cookbook featuring Taiwanese recipes ranging from homestyle dishes to street food favorites. Her first book, "The Art of Eating In" developed from her blog "Not Eating Out in New York".  Erway earned a BA in creative writing from Emerson College.