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How (and Why) I Started My NGO

Minnesota International NGO Network

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM (CDT)

How (and Why) I Started My NGO

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When: October 12, 11am - 1pm

Jeff Hall, One Village Partners (based in Minneapolis, working in Sierra Leone)
Michele Boston, No Time For Poverty (based in Saint Paul, working in Haiti)
Segundo Velaquez, Mano a Mano (based in Mendota Heights, working in Bolivia)
Michele Gran, Global Volunteers (based in Saint Paul, working globally)
Jerilyn Fosdick Hirsch and Bob Mac Murdo, Bridges to Learning (in Minneapolis, working in Vietnam)
Mark Cross, MATTOO (based in Minneapolis, working globally)
Jan B. Hansen, Educate Tanzania (based in Chaska, working in Tanzania)

Panelists will speak about the factors that drove them to found their own nongovernmental organization, the assessment tools they used to find gaps not covered by other NGOs, and the challenges and setbacks they faced in starting their organizations.

This event is being Presented by: Hubert H. Humphrey, Global Policy Area

Co-Sponsors Include:

Interdisciplinary Perspectives on International Development: http://blog.lib.umn.edu/ipid/ipid/

Minnesota International NGO Network: http://www.minnesotangos.org/

This event is part one of a series focusing on Minnesota-based social entrepreneurs tackling global issues.

Have questions about How (and Why) I Started My NGO? Contact Minnesota International NGO Network

When & Where

Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey Center
University of Minnesota
301 19th Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM (CDT)

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The Minnesota International NGO Network (MINN) is a forum for international practitioners and supporters to learn, network and exchange professional expertise. It is MINN’s vision to be the leader in providing a collaborative environment for Minnesota international NGOs to learn and exchange ideas.  Our efforts result in innovative and effective solutions that enrich the lives of the global community.

Whether you are new to the world of international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) or a seasoned veteran, MINN is your forum to connect with colleagues and stay aware of what other NGOs based in Minnesota are doing around the world.  

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