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To encourage diverse viewpoints at the MINN IDEA Summit and decrease cost barriers to attendance, sponsors of the Summit have made available a total of twenty (20) partial scholarships, which will enable recipients to pay a participation fee of $25 instead of the full price of $75.


Registration for the MINN IDEA Summit at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs is just around the corner. Early estimates are that the October 24th conference will sell out quickly. Will your NGO be there?  

MINN is looking for international NGOs to exhibit at their IDEA Marketplace.  Also wanted are NGO service providers and/or social entrepreneurship efforts that wish to sell their services/wares to over 300 individuals with a personal or professional interest in international work and a passion for helping others.

MINN is pleased to feature Lauren Satterlee as our next volunteer in the spotlight. Lauren’s leadership and ingenuity have resulted in an overhaul of the IDEA Summit registration system, an upgrade in online systems in general, as well as a sustainability plan to train new MINN volunteers. Lauren is consistently pushing her work a step beyond what is asked, or even dreamt. She is a true visionary who can see not only where a project is going, but which barriers may impede success and then identify a system to tackle each challenge.

MINN Volunteer Lauren Satterlee