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  • Activate! Summit Redux

    Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 06:00 PM · $10.00 USD · 20 rsvps

    On Wednesday, September 28, join YNPN Portland for a recap of the Activate! Summit, a local conference that took place earlier this summer. Did you join us, but missed some of the breakouts? Were you out of town that weekend and want a chance to see one of the stellar presentations?

    We'll be hosting at Taborspace, with doors opening at 6:00PM and program beginning at 6:30PM. Snacks and appetizers will be provided. Watch this page for updates on which speakers will be joining us! We'll be selecting a speaker from each one of our conference tracks:

    21st Century Leadership, TBD

    Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, TBD

    Personal Meets Professional, "Identifying Purpose with the Personal Business Model Canvas"

    This workshop introduces the creative and interactive Business Model You exercise, which is a powerful, four-stage method to reveal the ways that individuals can adapt and refine their lives and careers to create the most satisfying work possibilities. Business Model You has been published in 17 languages and has helped tens of thousands of mid- career professionals reinvent how they work. Participants will learn to use the tool to navigate uncertainty and communicate vision and goals. Most important, it helps identify purpose and create a plan to pursue it.


    Abby Chroman - Portland State University - Project Manager, Impact Entrepreneurs

    Abby works with Impact Entrepreneurs in Portland State University's School of Business Administration helping launch and manage social innovation programs for the university. Abby is also pursuing an MA in Conflict Resolution at PSU. Before joining PSU Abby worked for five years with Ashoka, where she helped select and connect leading social entrepreneurs in the US, and created an online space for social entrepreneurs to collaborate around the world.

    Kate Rood - Beneficial State Foundation - Community Engagement Officer

    As Community Engagement Officer, Kate helps advance Beneficial State Foundation's mission to create, guide, and promote a beneficial banking model that transforms the banking industry. Kate says, "Let's talk about what beneficial community banking means to you. Let's talk about getting resources to our communities to support economic, environmental and social vitality." Kate is on the board of directors for Write Around Portland and completed her MBA at Portland State University.


    This event is wheelchair accessible. For other accessibility needs, please contact us at info@ynpnportland.org.

    YNPN Portland charges a small fee to cover the costs associated with providing professional development events, but do not want the price to be an obstacle in attending. Please email Katie at info@ynpnportland.org to request an exception to the fee. 

    YNPN Portland will not issue refunds in response to canceled RSVPs for this event, unless there is an error during registration. We promise to put your money toward the development of future programming. Thank you. 


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