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Ebola Symposium Coming in July

on Sun, 2015-05-24 18:35

MINN and the American Refugee Committee are partnering for a Symposium focused on Lessons Learned from the 2014 Ebola Outbreak. Speakers will be highlighting topics such as: response from Minnesota and health administrations, on the ground aid, West African Community involvement and what's next as Ebola-affected communities rebuild. Please join us in July, more details from the Education Committe coming soon!

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What You Missed: USGLC Forum on Global Leadership in Minnesota

on Sun, 2015-05-24 18:24

On May 5, 2015, the Minnesota International NGO Network (MINN) teamed up with the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition to discuss global leadership in Minnesota. Joining MINN as cosponsors for the event were the Minnesota International Center and the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce. The luncheon discussion featured Congressman Erik Paulsen, President and CEO of Land O’Lakes Chris Policinski, and Director of the U.S. Trade and Development Agency, Lee Zak who all discussed the positive impact of U.S. International Affairs Programs to Minnesotans.

Tips for recent grads looking to enter the international development field

on Sun, 2015-05-24 18:16

For those who have recently finished an undergraduate or graduate degree, you likely are looking for the best advice to establish your early professional career and obtain your first job post-graduation. For those hoping to make their foray into the international development field, this Devex article provides helpful tips to recent grads.