2012 is the year of the Dragon in Chinese Zodiac. According to Chinese lore it's a year for taking risks, colorful personalities, and periodic tension headaches. So why not step out on a limb and attend
Update: The steering committee for this innovative event have agreed to share a template on best practices for organizing a day-long workshop for a variety of stakeholders. MINN is very pleased to have an opportunity to share this information with you. Please see the documents at the bottom of this article - start with the document entitled "Plan a Meeting - Read this First".
If you are looking for a volunteer opportunity that will assist you in becoming a known quantity among the international humanitarian, development and aid organizations and social enterprises doing work from Minnesota, may we recommend joining a MINN committee? Have you worked in the international NGO communittee for some time and are looking to give back? MINN has three committees at this time that are accepting volunteers.
Five years ago, MINN was a small group of international NGO practitioners looking to connect with each other for professional development purposes (and maybe a few drinks over happy hour).
On October 12th, over 50 practitioners, students and international non-profit enthusiasts gathered at the Humphrey Center at the University to Minnesota to hear from a group of panelists on How (and Why) I Started My NGO. Panelists were all founders of non-profit organizations based in Minnesota...