October 2016 Local Update


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:


General Assembly: Mobility Live Hackathon Kick Off
Tuesday, October 4, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, General Assembly

Join TAG for a panel discussion and kickoff event for the Mobility Live Hackback! This hackathon supports non-profits by providing mobile and web development resources.


Center for Civic Innovation: A3C Action 2016 Pitch Night
Friday, October 7, 5:30 – 7:30 pm, The Loudermilk Center

Hear from 7 awesome groups who will be pitching their ideas at the A3C Festival & Conference.


Network Under 40 @ Red Brick Brewing Company
Tuesday, October 11, 6:00 – 9:00 pm, Red Brick Brewing Company

In honor of Oktboerfest, Network Under 40 is heading to the Westside to revisit a crowd favorite. Come meet new friends and business contacts as they take over the brewery and network amongst the beer tanks and taps.


YNPN Atlanta: Grant Info Session!
Tuesday, October 11, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, Atlanta Community Food Bank

At this free info session, YNPN Atlanta will be answering all your questions about their Opportunity Grant program. Learn how you could receive funds for professional development opportunities like trainings and conferences.


General Assembly: Social Media ROI: More Than Numbers
Thursday, October 13, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, General Assembly

This panel will explore what different companies and brands find most valuable when evaluating the ROI of social media marketing.


YNPN Atlanta: 4th Annual NextGen Breakfast
Thursday, October 20, 7:30 – 9:30 am, Marriott Marquis

Event includes a seated breakfast, a keynote address, and very special table discussions with leaders from the Metro Atlanta nonprofit and philanthropic community. Register now and choose which leader’s table you want to join.


General Assembly: Designing the New Atlanta: What Does the Data Say?
Thursday, October 20, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, General Assembly

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


Jones & Kolb T.E.A. Group Luncheon
Tuesday, October 25, 11:15 am - 1:00 pm, Maggiano's 3368 Peachtree Road

Topic: Employment Tax Changes and Compliance for Charitable Organizations Speaker: G. Bliss Jones
Cost: $25 per person RSVP via email by October 20 

General Assembly: The Internet of Things: A Connected World
Tuesday, October 25, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, General Assembly

Join a panel of experts for a discussion on the current landscape and new opportunities emerging from the Internet of Things (everyday objects that have network connectivity).


General Assembly: #ilooklikeadeveloper
Wednesday, October 26, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, General Assembly

Curious about becoming a developer but don’t think you have what it takes? Think again. Listen to a panel of women who made the switch and write your first line of code!


Network Under 40: Dine With (A Multiple of) 9
Thursday, October 27, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm, Ri Ra Irish Pub & Restaurant

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


Center for Civic Innovation: Leadership Breakfast with Bassima Mroue
Friday, October 28, 7:30 – 9:30 am, Center for Civic Innovation

The October Leadership Breakfast features Bassima Mroue, President of the Sara Blakely Foundation. Bassima has a deep passion for the role of business in social transformation and has years of experience creating and leading brands that do just that!


YNPN Atlanta: Small Group Discussion
Date TBD, 7:30 – 9:30 am, Location TBD

The Small Group Discussion Series are small, casual events centered around a topic of interest. October’s topic is gender pay equity. Watch this space for more details!




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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