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How (and Why) I Started My NGO

How (and Why) I Started My NGO
Discussion Forum with Minnesota-based Globally-Operating Social Entrepreneurs
Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Wednesday Oct 12, 2011 11am to 1pm
Panelists
Jeff Hall, One Village Partners (based in Minneapolis, working in Sierra Leone)
Michele Boston, No Time For Poverty (based in Saint Paul, working in Haiti)
Segundo Velasquez, Mano-a-Mano (based in Mendota Heights, working in Bolivia)
Michele Gran, Global Volunteers (based in Saint Paul, working globally)
Jerilyn Fosdick Hirsch & Bob MacMurdo, Bridges to Learning (MPLS, work in Vietnam)
Mark Cross, MATTOO (based in Minneapolis, working globally)
Jan B. Hansen, Educate Tanzania (based in Chaska, working in Tanzania)

Discussion Facilitators
Kate Kelsch, Amherst H. Wilder Foundation and current MINN President
Paul Vliem, Humphrey School Master of Public Policy 2011

Panelists address inspiration to found their own organization, the assessment tools they used to find gaps not covered by other NGOs, & the challenges & setbacks they faced in starting their organizations.

Co-sponsored by
IPID (Interdisciplinary Perspectives on International Development) http://blog.lib.umn.edu/ipid/ipid/
Humphrey School of Public Affairs http://www.hhh.umn.edu/index.php
MINN (Minnesota International NGO Network) http://www.midwestngos.org/

Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey Center, Univ. of MN, 301 19th Ave. S., Minneapolis 55455

This event is part one of a series on Minnesota-based social entrepreneurs tackling global issues.

Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota

Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota

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