About the Leadership Breakfast Series:
Looking to get to the next level in your nonprofit career? At YNPN Twin Cities' Leadership Breakfast series, nonprofit leaders will share with you exactly how they did it, what they learned and what they're looking for in a rising nonprofit leader.
A little bit about Susie Brown, President of Minnesota Council on Foundations:
Susie has spent her career in the nonprofit sector, beginning at Planned Parenthood of Connecticut and Planned Parenthood of New England, where she served as Public Affairs Director. After relocating to the Twin Cities, Ms. Brown acted as Public Policy Director at The Family Partnership before becoming Executive Director for Child Care Works, an organization dedicated to improving Minnesota’s child care system. She then held the role of Public Policy Director at the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits from 2010 to 2016. During that time, Ms. Brown served on the MCF Public Policy Committee and the Minnesota Office of Grant Management.
An active community member, she now serves on the Community Advisory Council of the Greater Twin Cities United Way and on the boards of MACC: Metropolitan Alliance of Connected Communities and GrantAdvisor. She also has participated actively on various committees of the National Association of Bar Executives and the Conference of Metropolitan Bar Associations.
She holds a BA degree in international affairs from Lewis and Clark College and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Vermont where she earned the Frank Smallwood Student award. She was a Policy Fellow at the Humphrey Institute in 2006.
She is an adjunct faculty member at Hamline University where she teaches courses in nonprofit management and governance.
Leadership Breakfast Registration Lottery
Registration for this event will be open from Friday, October 30 through Friday, November 6. We allow as many people to sign up for the event as possible, and from there we choose 25 participants at random, while also holding space for young nonprofit professionals who identify as a person of color. We do this to keep these events intimate while ensuring everyone has a fair chance to attend a Leadership Breakfast event. If you registered for the lottery and identify as a person of color, you can email [email protected] to let us know to place your name in the correct lottery.
Our facilitator will reach out to all participants on Monday, November 9 letting everyone know whether or not they received a spot through the lottery. Lottery winners will be asked to submit a question for our speaker in order to confirm their space. Unconfirmed spaces will be given to members of the wait list.
What you need to know:
- The virtual leadership breakfast will be held through Zoom, confirmed lottery winners will receive meeting link from facilitator.