African Ambassador Roundtable

Join us at the MINN Summit for a panel conversation in partnership with Books For Africa, a silver sponsor of the MINN Summit, featuring members of the African Diplomatic Corps. We will discuss pressing issues their countries are facing, development trends, and how global citizens in Minnesota can engage with their causes.

Introduction to panel: Pat Plonski, PhD, Executive Director, Books For Africa
Moderator:  Jote Taddese, President of Books For Africa

Panel Participants

How to Harness Social Media for International Impact

  • Posted on: 19 August 2018
  • By: Sarah Vast

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.

Graduate Student Social/Networking with MINN!

  • Posted on: 10 August 2018
  • By: Sarah Vast

Join us for a fun social/networking event open to all graduate level students at local universities/ colleges, whom are interested in international work. We're inviting current students in international development, public health, social work, nonprofit management, human rights, public policy programs (and others!) to meet for a couple hours of great beer and great conversation. This is a networking opportunity to meet other students with similar goals and interests

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm