Whatever phase of your career you are in, join the YNPN Triangle community for a panel and table discussion about how you can make the most of your nonprofit career. One of the best attributes of being a nonprofit professional is that the sector is your oyster – you can do so many different and wonderful things with your career, but how do you choose? There are so many workshops, certifications, conferences, and board openings; how do you figure out which of the many great opportunities is right for your specific career path within the nonprofit world?
Join our dynamic nonprofit panel made up of young leaders at different stages of their careers – entry-level, mid-career, and senior leader/executive. Our panelists include:
- Meredith Richards, Executive Director of Musical Empowerment
- Malenia Swinton, CEO of Communities In Schools of Durham
- Melchee Johnson, Freelancer to several nonprofits, and
- Julia Banks, Special Projects Manager
The event will start at 6pm with some light refreshments and networking. The panel will begin at 6:30pm and will last for about 30 minutes, followed by an audience Q&A. We will then break up into round table discussions – entry level, mid-level, and executive level. You will pick the table that best fits where you are in your career, and join your peers for an open discussion to share stories, advice, common mistakes, and learning from each other.
Lindsey Lassiter is a YNPN Triangle NC volunteer on the Marketing & Communications Committee. This month, she shares her thoughts on B Corps and the opportunities they present for nonprofits.read moreWe had a Q&A with Rob Shields, Executive Director of ReCity Network, a partner of YNPN Triangle NC, to hear his vision of how young leaders can affect social change. ReCity is a hub for social impact in Durham (learn more about their important work here). We loved hearing Rob’s insights and advice for young nonprofit professionals, and we believe everyone has something to learn from his vision and philosophy of social change. Check out what he has to share!read more
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