On June 3rd, more than 200 young professionals came together at the Washington Convention Center to share stories, learn new strategies, and gain new skills. The YNPN DC Annual Conference provided young nonprofit professionals across the DC metro-area an opportunity to gain insight from emerging leaders and a chance to share best practices with colleagues.
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Editor’s Note: The following is re-posted with permission from our friends at the new NYU Wagner Public Service Blog. Service or Advocacy: What Can Foundations Do and What’s Their Responsibility Given this Economy? By Wagner Blogger on April 1, 2009 With the U.S. in the throes of a devastating economic crisis and donation dollars more […]
[Continuing from our MBA of MPA series]. Future Leaders in Philanthropy (FLiP): Why did you choose to pursue a graduate degree? Lauren Bogner (LB): I chose to purse an MBA for several reasons: 1. To advance my education and particularly develop areas and skill sets that I had not developed in my undergraduate studies (quantitative […]
FLiP continues to examine why some readers decided to get an MBA rather than an MPA or another masters degree. For more information on the subject, please enjoy the all the interviews here! Future Leaders in Philanthropy (FLiP): What experience did you have in philanthropy before you decided to go to graduate school? Marie DiZazzo […]
About a year ago I told my friend and former co-worker (from Carnegie Hall), Nina Sharma West, that I was thinking about going back to school, part-time. I couldn’t (and, to be honest, still can’t) decide what degree might be most useful for my career. For me (and for many of you, I imagine), it comes down to MBA vs. MPA. Which is better?
Quick hypothetical: You’re a senior in college, or you’re just out of school, and you don’t have much (or any) experience as a fundraiser or grant-maker, but you want to enter the field. No matter how stellar your GPA is, you may not be able to get your dream job without demonstrating some real world […]
Neil Davidson, is Manager of Foundation Relations at Carnegie Hall. Neil joined the major gift team at Carnegie after graduating from Harvard in 2003, and was promoted in 2004 to his current position. In addition to being a future leader in the sector, Neil is an accomplished Opera singer and classical music enthusiast. Having begun […]