By Mike Brennan
The Michigan Council of Women in Technology are hosting a Connect-Net event Aug.9 called Nonprofits and You: Assessing the Personal and Professional Benefits of Being Involved with a nonprofit organization.
Nonprofit organizations serve an important role in our society and economy. Whether you work in the nonprofit industry, volunteer or contribute to one in your spare time, or want to explore how to get involved in one that’s right for you, MCWT’s August Connect-Net session will provide insight and tips to energize you on your path.
MCWT will bring together five influential nonprofit leaders to answer your questions and share their own experiences on how to make a difference. From advice on transitioning your career into the nonprofit world to positioning yourself as a nonprofit board member candidate, there are sure to be many relevant takeaways from this networking-rich event.
Esteemed panelists include:
Penny Bailer, Executive Director of City Year Detroit
Rosemary Bayer, Chief Inspiration Officer at ardentCause (Co-founder, MCWT)
Annemarie Harris, Former Director of Early Childhood Initiatives at United Way for SE Michigan
Yodit Mesfin Johnson, Director of Business Development at NEW (Nonprofit Enterprises at Work)
Kathleen Norton-Schock, Panel Facilitator, Chief Connections Officer at ardentCause (Former VP of Marketing, MCWT)
Register here or contact Ruth Davis for more information at [email protected]. MCWT’s Connect-Net Networking Forums offer practical, interactive events each second Tuesday of the month.
Time: 6-8 p.m.; registration at 5:30 p.m.
Place: Epitech Group, 24800 Denso Drive, Suite 150, Southfield, MI 48033
Cost: Free to MCWT members, $10 for nonmembers, $5 for students
For more information, click on www.MCWT.Org