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 Patience Ferguson, Chief Human Resources Officer for the City of Minneapolis:
Patience Ferguson is the Chief Human Resources Officer for the City of Minneapolis. An inspirational and courageous leader, she strives to promote and foster an inclusive workplace environment designed to achieve optimal results. She leads and develops strategies the areas of talent acquisition and development, workforce planning, labor relations, diversity and inclusion, total rewards and employee engagement.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Oklahoma and a master’s degree in human resource development from the University of Minnesota.
Ferguson is a Governing Body Co-Chair for the CHRO Leadership Summit, and a board member and vice chair of the Diversity, Inclusion and Global Committee for the YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities.
She is also the recipient of the Diversity in Business Award from the Twin Cities Business Journal.
Leadership Breakfast Registration Lottery
Registration for this event will be open from Tuesday, September 29 through Monday, October 5. 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 Tuesday, October 6 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.