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New Meetup: 8/11/09, Tue -- NAAAP Philadelphia’s “Transcending Career Paths” Seminar

From: George
Sent on: Saturday, July 25, 2009 8:28 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for NAAAP Philadelphia - Natl Assoc Asian American Professionals!

What: 8/11/09, Tue -- NAAAP Philadelphia?s ?Transcending Career Paths? Seminar

When: August 11,[masked]:00 PM

Where:
International House
3710 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215)[masked]

Unleash Your Potential with NAAAP Philadelphia?s ?Transcending Career Paths?

NAAAP Philadelphia is proud to partner with International House Philadelphia, The Philadelphia Foundation, and Philadelphia Young Non-Profit Leaders to provide a unique opportunity to engage with individuals with an interest in non-profit work.



The economic stimulus bill will provide resources across three main areas: business, government, and the nonprofit sector. While many nonprofits are in desperate need of sustained/additional resources to continue their missions, many people who had jobs in the private sector have found themselves out of work or at a crossroads in their career. Professionals who never planned on working in the non-profit sector may not even realize how much these industries could benefit from their professional experience.

NAAAP Philadelphia is proud to partner with International House Philadelphia, Philadelphia Young Non-Profit Leaders, and The Philadelphia Foundation to provide a unique opportunity to engage with individuals with an interest in non-profit work. Whether you currently work for a non-profit, are interested in transitioning careers, or would like to apply your skills to the non-profit sector, this event is designed for you. This is the latest installment of NAAAP Philadelphia?s Leadership Series, which provides a forum for Asian American leaders to share their personal experiences and professional wisdom with the greater community.

Career Training Focus Groups: 6:00pm-6:30pm
The night will kick off with career training focus groups facilitated by members of NAAAP Philadelphia and Philadelphia Young Non-Profit Leaders (PYNL). This RSVP-only portion of the event will allow participants to engage with one another, while focusing on how they can help address challenges currently facing Philadelphia non-profits.

Keynote Speaker: 6:45pm-7:30pm
During this session, Vik Dewan, President & CEO of The Philadelphia Zoo, will talk about his journey from working in corporate America to leading the region?s largest non-profit.

Philadelphia Non-Profit Networking: 7:30pm-9:00pm
We'll wrap the night up with a trade show featuring a diverse array of Philadelphia area non-profits. Organizations will highlight opportunities as volunteers, employees, or consultants.

NOTE: Due to the format of this event, participants are encouraged to adhere to the start times of each session.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Register online today! You can register for individual sessions or the entire event.

(If you have trouble viewing or submitting this form, you can also fill it out online: http://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?hl=en&formkey=dG1sbnNyOU95dVpSRFY2Q1hHajF0bXc6MA..)

Location: International House Philadelphia, 3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Time:
6:00pm-6:30pm (RSVP-only Career Training Focus Groups)
6:30pm-7:15pm (Keynote from Vik Dewan, President & CEO of The Philadelphia Zoo)
7:30pm-9:00pm (Non-profit networking fair)

Learn more here:
http://www.meetup.com/naaapphilly/calendar/10914435/

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