Opening Keynote: The Opportunities in Emerging Forces for Emerging Leaders
Moderator: Chuck Bean, Executive Director, Nonprofit Roundtable
Lois Fu VP, Public Policy, Independent Sector
Glen O’Gilvie, CEO, Center for Nonprofit Advancement
Vernetta Walker, Director of Consulting, BoardSource
How do you take advantage of the forces that are currently shaping our sector to advance your organization’s mission and your nonprofit career? Hear from 4 nonprofit leaders about public policy changes, group buying to leverage resources, and how board diversity are forging a new future in our sector and learn how you can immediately put that knowledge to work at your nonprofit and for your career.
Birds of a Feather Lunch Time Networking
Closing Plenary: From Job to Platform for Social Change
||Find a seat at a table in your area of focus or a subject you’re interested in to meet other people and find out more about the sector to learn how you can help each other. (groups to include international development, education, social entrepreneurship, youth, operations, and others)
Speaker: George Weiner, CTO, DoSomething.org
You can use your current role at your organization as a platform for social change. You've made a big investment in your job, and your organization has invested in you. Get the most out of that investment by learning 5 ways to rise to a greater level of responsibility and accomplishment, make a name for yourself, and move your organization's mission further than you've been able to imagine. (George’s 5: Invest in me, Initiate, Be dispensable, Don't take credit, Ship)
||Bio: George started his nonprofit career 5 years ago at DoSomething.org and is now the Chief Technology Officer, a blogger for the Huffington Post Impact section, and frequent speaker at conferences. Under his leadership, Do Something has become an innovator in social media, mobile technologies and cause. He oversaw the complete overhaul of their website in 2008, landing a People’s Choice Webby Award in the Youth in 2009 and nomination in 2010. He is a frequent speaker on not-for-profit tech issues at forums including the Blog World Expo, Net Impact, Google Grants Conference, NTEN, The Good Pitch SF, U.N. Youth Summit, NonProfit Coordinating Committee NY, National Conference on Volunteering and Service, and as a guest lecturer at NYU and NYIT. He also has amazing collection of ties.
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