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The Minnesota International NGO Network (MINN) is looking to engage new Board members for the 2019 calendar year. Leaders are being sought to help MINN work toward its vision of being the leader in providing a collaborative environment for Minnesota-based international NGOs. Since being granted 501(c) (3) status in 2011, the leadership has been striving to develop the organization’s structure and nurture its growth so that it may more effectively act as a forum for international practitioners and supporters to learn, network and exchange professional expertise.
Social media savvy is a must-have skill for INGOs, but how do we know if our messages are helping us achieve communications, fundraising, and advocacy goals? This is an especially challenging question when working with a budget that can only afford two very part-time staff members and 50+ volunteers whose work is driven by love of the organization and homemade guacamole.
Join MINN members for breakfast on Tuesday, July 17 from 7:30-9:00 a.m. at The Neighborhood Cafe in St. Paul. This will be an opportunity to network with MINN members over discussion about preventing violence against girls across the globe.
Beers and Careers launched this year with special guest speakers Hyon Kim (Founder and Board Chair at MidWest Alliance For NK Refugees) and Judy Hawkinson (Director of Philanthropy at Compatible Technology International). MINN attendees had an exclusive opportunity to get insights and ask questions about how to break into Minnesota’s international sector in Minnesota. Read participants' thoughts on the event.
Since 2016, MINN’s IDEA Fellowship Program has continued to grow and expand. The fellowship program is more than sharing opportunities and voice with MINN fellows, it is also a chance for our MINN community to expand our understanding of the world by learning from those who are bridges between life in Minnesota and the communities where international work has been or is being done. Stay tuned for the 2018 IDEA Fellowship applications (June 2018). In the meantime, we invite you to learn more about our inspiring 2017 MINN Fellow, Diana Chaman.