March 2017 Atlanta Local Update

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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:

 

Pecha Kucha Atlanta Volume 32: People on a Mission
Sunday, March 5, 6:00 - 8:00 pm, General Assembly

Hear speakers sharing the little (and big) ways they are making a difference in the community.

 

Leadership Breakfast: Mary Norwood, Mayoral Candidate
Tuesday, March 7, 7:30 - 9:00 am, Center for Civic Innovation

Every month this year, the Center for Civic Innovation will host candidates for mayor, city council, and school board for a candid and open conversation.

 

Women in Tech Breakfast: International Women’s Day
Wednesday, March 8, 8:00 - 10:00 am, Sun Dial

Hosted by General Assembly: hear from female leaders making progressive waves in your city, connect with your community, and make a personal pledge to #BeBoldForChange from atop the Sun Dial downtown!

 

High Potential Diverse Leaders: 2nd Annual House Party
Wednesday, March 8, 6:00 - 8:00 pm, Wrecking Bar Brewpub

Join Georgia Center for Nonprofits for an evening of drinks and fun conversation with the up-and-coming trailblazers of Atlanta’s nonprofit and philanthropic community.

 

How to Discover and Maximize Your Presentation Persona
Wednesday, March 8, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, General Assembly

Join General Assembly for an interactive evening where you will discover and maximize your presentation persona utilizing Badge, the first-of-its-kind proprietary skill assessment tool.

 

Network Under 40 @ Westside Cultural Arts Center
Thursday, March 9, 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Celebrate the 6th anniversary of Network Under 40 at a favorite location!

 

Leadership Breakfast: Peter Aman, Mayoral Candidate
Tuesday, March 14, 7:30 - 9:30 am, Center for Civic Innovation

Every month this year, the Center for Civic Innovation will host candidates for mayor, city council, and school board for a candid and open conversation.

 

Networking and Interview Tips for Job Seekers
Wednesday, March 15, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, General Assembly

Learn how to make the most of networking events and knock your interview out of the park to land your dream job!

 

2017 Civic Innovation Fellowship Graduation Showcase
Thursday, March 16, 4:00 - 6:30 pm, Center for Civic Innovation

Join the Center for Civic Innovation as they toast the success of their 2017 Civic Innovation Fellows.

 

The Atlanta Hawks – Connecting to Next Generation Atlanta
Tuesday, March 21, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, General Assembly

SportTechie & GA welcome Steve Koonin, CEO of the Atlanta Hawks, to share the story of how the Atlanta Hawks rebuilt their identity using innovation and digital channels.

Jones & Kolb T.E.A. Group Luncheon
Tuesday, March 28, 11:15 am - 1:00 pm, Maggiano's (3368 Peachtree Road)

Topic: Regulators and Watchdog Groups are Bearing Down on Charities - Find Out What They are Looking For
Speaker: G. Bliss Jones, Jones & Kolb 
Cost: $25 RSVP via email by March 23

Conference Notice:

Georgia Grant Professionals Association Southern Regional Grant Conference
June 14-16, Morrow Center
Attendees will gain insight and perspective about key issues facing the grant field, build and strengthen professional relationships, and discover new resources and project opportunities. The conference is geared for all skills from the novice to the more experienced grant professionals. The Grant Professionals Certification Institute (GPCI) is offering Certification Maintenance Program (CMP) credit for conference participants.

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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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