Are you a Program Coordinator? Events Specialist? Community Outreach Director? No matter your role, if you work for a nonprofit there is a good chance that fundraising impacts what you do. Our panel will discuss the role fundraising plays in the many aspects of nonprofit work. Join us for the first YNPN Professional Development event of the year at the Livestrong Foundation. Hear from our panelists, Amber Fogarty (Chief Goodness Officer) with Mobile Loaves & Fishes, Christine Herlin (Manager of Nonprofit and Customer Relations) with I Live Here, I Give Here, Elena Carey (Development Manager) with GEN Austin, and Emily DeMaria (Chief Program Officer) with the Central Texas Food Bank, about the thing that makes the world go 'round.
Complimentary light snacks will be provided!
6 pm-6:30 pm: Networking and Meet & Greet
6:30 pm-7:30 pm: Panel Discussion
The LEAD Summit (Learn | Explore | Act | Develop) is a one-day event for Central Texans to network, sharpen their talent, and embrace economic opportunities. Combining learning and action, the summit aims to empower young professionals to create positive change by connecting them with influential leaders from business, the community, and, most importantly, each other. The LEAD Summit is where the best get better.
Dear YNPN Austin Community, I want to thank you for an amazing 2017! Reflecting back on the year, we’ve had many successes. We grew our number of events and saw an increase in attendance. Our Do Gooders event was the most successful in history! We sold out two weeks in advance and greatly exceeded our financial goal.read moreLike many nonprofit professionals, Ami Kane never set out to work in the nonprofit or development world. She was going to law school, but found herself more and more interested in discussions on women's issues. She was encouraged by a professor to check out the gender studies program, which she added as a minor. Through a class service project, she began working with the nonprofit Girls, Inc. and eventually expanded her work into an internship and a full-time role.read more