Citizens League Action Groups Kick-Off 2010-2011!

Are you an emerging leader looking for a volunteer opportunity that goes beyond a service role? The Action Groups are self-led groups of young members who will organize to advance work in core Citizens League policy areas while receiving support and training from the Citizens League. You need not be a member to sign up. … Continue reading

Tri-College NEW Leadership Development Institute

Friends and colleagues often jokingly refer to me as the “Conference Queen,” because I’ve happily attended more than my fair share of them early on in life. I hope this lends me a bit of credence when I say that the Tri-College NEW Leadership Development Institute is one of the two most impactful leadership programs … Continue reading

Volunteer to Party with MINN!

I recently joined the Social Committee of the Midwest International NGO Network (MINN) in hopes to better facilitate relationship development amongst current MINN members and to help spread the word about a wonderful resource to those in the Twin Cities interested in international relations and affairs. Founded in Spring 2005, the Midwest International NGO Network … Continue reading

NAAAP-MN Open House + Leadership Seminar on Millennials

The National Association of Asian American Professionals is hosting a couple of events this next week worth highlighting to anyone interested in networking and leadership development. As Professional Development and Programming Chair of the NAAAP-MN board, I’m pleased to invite you to attend one or both of the upcoming events, further detailed below! NAAAP-MN’s mission … Continue reading

Idealist Guide to Nonprofit Careers for First-time Job Seekers

Written by the staff of, the Idealist Guide to Nonprofit Careers for First-time Job Seekers and the Idealist Guide to Nonprofit Careers for Sector Switchers are wonderful resource guides to careers in nonprofits. The books are available for free online as PDFs via or can be purchased in paperback online. Read below to … Continue reading

Coming to a shower near you: The Minnesota Idea Open!

The Minnesota Idea Open is coming . . . and I am amped to be an evaluator for Challenge I proposals! Led by Minnesota Community Foundation and its partners, Ashoka Changemakers, Citizens League, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and Minnesota Public Radio, the Minnesota Idea Open is a collaborative initiative bringing together all … Continue reading

A Space of Her Own: The Minnesota Women’s Consortium

In honor of International Women’s Day yesterday, I can’t help but to briefly highlight the Minnesota Women’s Consortium, where I’m honored to be a member of the Board of Directors and its Executive Committee. With a mission “to achieve full equality for women and girls by connecting organizations and individuals that share this common goal,” … Continue reading

The Sun Never Says.

The Sun Never Says EvenAfter all this time,The sun never says to the earth,“You owe Me.” Look what happensWith a love like that,It lights the whole sky. -Hafiz, 12th-century Persian poet From: The GiftPhoto Credit: Sun Burst

In Theaters: Half the Sky LIVE + RESULTS

On Thursday, March 4, 2010 at 7:30pm (all time zones) in theaters nationwide, CARE will present its 2010 International Women’s Day event, Half the Sky LIVE. Inspired by moving stories from the critically-acclaimed book “Half the Sky” by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, Half the Sky LIVE will feature an uplifting night … Continue reading

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