Local Atlanta Update February 2017


Don’t miss out on the array of professional development and networking events for social sector professionals in Atlanta this month! Check out the assortment of opportunities:


CCI Leadership Breakfast: Elections Edition
Wednesday, February 1, 7:30 - 9:30 am, Center for Civic Innovation

Join the Center for Civic Innovation to hear from the current and several past Atlanta Chief Operating Officers about their experience, their breakdown of how city hall operates on a day to day basis, and most importantly the lessons they’ve learned along the way.


Bicycle Community Meet ‘N’ Greet
Saturday, February 4, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm, General Assembly

General Assembly is bringing the Atlanta bicycle community together to talk about the future of biking in Atlanta in 2017 and how to help and support each other.


CCI Leadership Breakfast: Elections Edition
Tuesday, February 7, 7:30 - 9:30 am, Center for Civic Innovation

Join the Center for Civic Innovation as they welcome Al Bartell, current mayoral candidate for the City of Atlanta.


Network Under 40 @ Topgolf
Thursday, February 9, 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Join Network Under 40 when they head back to Topgolf by popular demand, a space that combines fun and sport. Located in West Midtown, this unique venue will be the perfect backdrop to help you make new friends and business contacts, as well as to go deeper with the familiar faces you’ve met at previous events.


Break Into Digital Marketing
Thursday, February 9, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, General Assembly

As part of General Assembly’s Career Lab series, learn about the day in the life of a Digital Marketer, what’s necessary for authentic marketing, and how you can break into this competitive field.


Career Lab
Saturday, February 11, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm, General Assembly

Take part in a full day of career exploration and discover a path that celebrates your skills and passions.


YNPN: Digital Presence & Your Career Workshop
Thursday, February 16, 6:00 - 7:30 pm, Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta

A workshop with marketing expert Tamay Shannon about the importance of your digital presence and how to best take advantage of online opportunities for advancement. This event will include advice about optimizing your LinkedIn page, digital resume websites, and how to ace virtual interviews.


ATL World IA Day 2017
Saturday, February 18, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, General Assembly

Join over 30 speakers, mentors, and students for a local celebration of awareness of and education about Information Architecture (IA). ATL’s event is one of 65 worldwide in 6 countries.


Network Under 40: Dine with 9
Friday, February 24, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm, Eclipse di Luna Dunwoody

Shake up your lunch hour and make new friends and business connections!


MARTA Hackathon: Smart City + IoT
Friday, February 24, 5:00 - 7:00 pm, General Assembly

You can be part of this exciting 24-hour challenge to create solutions to real world problems that will help make the rider experience better and increase ridership.


Jones & Kolb: T.E.A. Group Luncheon
Tuesday, February 28, 11:15 am - 1:00 pm, Maggiano's

Topic: The IRS Tax Exempt & Government Entities FY 2017 Work Plan and Changes to the 2016 Form 990
Speaker: Colin E. Blalock 
Cost: $25; RSVP via email


Designing Your Atlanta: What Does the Data Say?
Tuesday, February 28, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, General Assembly

How does the human condition affect the design of Atlanta? Join General Assembly as they explore the data that shapes the city and some design principles that can alleviate geographic disparities.




If you have any upcoming events that you would like us to include in our Local Update posts, please don’t hesitate to email Katie Mumper at kmm@foundationcenter.org

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