The MINN Fellowship program seeks to foster diverse viewpoints at the MINN Summit and within the Minnesota International NGO Network (MINN), provide professional enrichment, pursue networking opportunities, build long-lasting relationships between traditionally underrepresented communities and MINN, and elevate voices within MINN and the international development community in Minnesota. Due to the ongoing COVID situation the 2020/2021 cohort will be a virtual program until further notice.
Benefits of the fellowship include:
- Discounted admission to attend the MINN Summit
- Profile of the Fellow and/or their organization featured in the MINN website and social media
- One-on-one meeting with a MINN Board Member
- Unique/special access to the MINN Network
- Free MINN Membership for one year
- Financial support to design programming, attend trainings, and/or further professional development based on Fellows’ interests and in alignment with MINN Fellowship goals
- Connections built with other Fellows in the cohort
- At least 21 years old
- One year commitment (September-June)
- Demonstrated interest in MINN and international development
- Experience working with international communities preferred but not required
- Currently located in Minnesota
- Commitment to anti-racism in humanitarian work
- Dedication to relationship building, continued learning, and partnership
Expectations of Fellows:
- Monthly reporting on updates/progress
- Attend monthly Zoom meetings (until further notice and in-person meet-ups are feasible)
- Attendance at the MINN Summit on October 9, 2020 as well as a virtual Welcome event prior to the Summit
- Approximately 10 hours per month dedicated to the fellowship
Any questions about the MINN Fellowship should be directed to [email protected].
Special thank you to our Fellowship program sponsor, the McKnight Foundation!