Monday, September 30, 2013

[Minnesota Rising Dispatch] September 2013

[#mnrising Dispatch] September 2013

Fall has arrived and the schoolyard is not the only place for teamwork and partnership - we're thrilled to invite you to become involved with the Minnesota Rising 2013 Un/Conference: Cultivating Capacity for Collective Leadership!  The Un/Conference planning team encourages each of you and/or your emerging leader groups to consider engaging in one of the following ways:
We look forward to hearing from you and connecting with you soon!

International Development Exchange and Action Summit

Minnesota International NGOs Network (MINN)
Attend MINN's Inaugural International Development Exchange and Action Summit (IDEAS) on Friday, October 25, 2013. The first of its kind in Minnesota, this day-long conference will bring together leaders from nonprofit organizations, foundations, donor groups, the private sector, and educational institutions with a professional or personal interest in international work and a passion for assisting others. To be held at the University of St. Thomas campus in Minneapolis, the theme of Building Sustainable Impacts will be explored through a number of breakout sessions, workshops, and panel discussions on such topics as measuring results, building local partnerships, and creative funding mechanisms. [Read more.] 
Lori Sturdevant

Give to the Max Day Young Professionals Event 

Jared Rendell, GiveMN Strategy Cabinet

Give to the Max Day is November 14th, 2013. I's a great day to celebrate, so for the second year in a row, the young professional communities of the Twin Cities, in partnership with GiveMN and Greater Twin Cities United Way are throwing the happy hour of all happy hours! It's geared toward young and young-thinking professionals and as an organization dedicated to engaging emerging talent, and we'd love to have your participation in some way to help in planning or executing this collaborative evening event. Fill out the very short form here to let us know how you'd like to engage! [Read more.] 
Bridging Arts and Audiences

Ed Jam Twin Cities: 48 Hours to Bridge the Gap

Ed Jam Organizing Committee

Minnesota has the nation's worst on-time graduation rates among Latinos and American Indians and is among the worst for black and Asian students. What can we do in 48 hours to help close this academic achievement gap? Ed Jam will be a gathering of people who are interested in improving K-12 education. We are teachers, non-profit leaders, school board members, parents, students, designers, developers and you! From October 17-19, we will bring our minds together to jam on what might be possible for the future of education in the Twin Cities. [Read more.]

Young Professionals' Wealth Development Strategies Summit

New Beginning Financial Group, LLC 

On Saturday, October 19, 2013, New Beginning Financial Group and Ernest Comer III will partner to host the Young Professionals' Wealth Development Strategies Summit. The purpose of this event is to provide insight and informed perspective on how wealth can be developed through understanding cash flow, professional relationships, and the intricacies of entrepreneurship. What sets this summit apart from any other coaching or training that currently exists is a well-defined focus on much more than just making money. This event will add value and build upon the assets of our target audience and stakeholders by giving them personal access to empowering stories and effective strategies. [Read more.]

News from the Network

Updates and events with our esteemed network partners and collaborators!

The LEAD Project
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Kieran's - Titanic Room

"Winning at the Game of Office Politics"
Minneapolis/St. Paul Chapter of MBA Women International
Thursday, October 3, 2013
5:30pm - 7:30pm
University of St. Thomas

Tap'd In Tales of Transformation
Greater Twin Cities United Way Emerging Leaders
Featuring Richard Davis, President & CEO, U.S. Bank and Sarah Caruso, President & CEO, United Way
Thursday, October 3, 2013
5:30pm - 8:00pm
The Depot, Minneapolis

Schubert's Fifth Symphony
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra club2030
Friday, October 4, 2013
8:00pm club2030 Happy Hour immediately following the concert
$10 with discount code 'club2030'

Ashoka Solutions Forum: Systems-Changing Health Innovations
Ashoka Twin Cities
Monday, October 7, 2013
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Minneapolis Public Radio, UBS Forum

"Living the Dream" Annual Conference
Saturday, October 12, 2013
9:00am - 2:00pm
Metropolitan State University

EDITfest: Making Music, Making Change
Saturday, October 12, 2013
331 Club in NE Mpls

Music by Asker, Bomba de Luz, Phantom Tails, The Modern Era, and more!

2014 Bush Fellowship Program
Bush Foundation
The Bush Fellowship Program is open to anyone age 24 years and older who lives in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota or one of the 23 sovereign nations that shares the same geographic area.
Applications due October 14, 2013


Making Our #MNRising Mark!

Don't forget to tag your upcoming emerging leader events, thoughts, musings, and more,#mnrising, on Twitter and Facebook. Let's aggregate and organize ourselves for increased interaction and potential for collaboration! 

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