Labor Day may be the unofficial end of summer, but here at YNPN Boston, we prefer to go by the official calendar that tells us we still have a few more weeks left.
This week kicked off with Nonprofit Awareness Day and we were honored to celebrate young nonprofit professionals as part of this statewide recognition day highlighting the impact of nonprofit organizations. All of us at YNPN Boston applaud the thousands of individuals of all ages in Greater Boston working in the nonprofit community, making both visible and quiet contributions to programming, external presence, internal operations, and organizational sustainability.Read more
Wow! It happens every year. One minute you’re relaxing on the beach in the middle of July and next thing you know, we’re bundled up on Boylston Street and only two weeks away from ringing in the New Year! This year has been nothing less than exhilarating for YNPN Boston thanks to our outstanding members and leadership team. In February, we welcomed a new team of over 20 ambassadors who have helped us not only dream big, but go after those dreams with outstanding success including:Read more
The Leadership Team of YNPN Boston is thrilled to introduce our organization’s new tagline: “Empowering and Connecting Tomorrow’s Nonprofit Leaders”!Read more
The weather in Boston is heating up and so are the summer playlists of the YNPN Boston ambassadors and board members! At this month’s YNPN Boston meeting we asked our team “What’s your summer jam?” The answers were so great that we had to share them with you!Read more
Meghan Trombly, Director of Programming, sets the national program strategy and oversees the development of program content and evaluation at Generation Citizen (GC). Meghan also supervises local staff in four locations to ensure programmatic success.Read more
Nakia Navarro, New England Regional Director, manages the Boston office of Let’s Get Ready (LGR),which provides low-income high school students with support services to gain college admission. She is responsible for supporting and creating LGR programs in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and soon Vermont. Prior to joining the organization, Nakia was Director of Development at Elizabeth Seton Academy in Dorchester, serving a large number of first generation college bound students. She has also held development positions with the American Red Cross, Community Food Rescue in Charlotte, N.C. and was the CEO of IsReal Imagination, a business development and consulting firm. Nakia originally hails from Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. She received her Bachelor's degree in Public Administration with a minor in Spanish from Winthrop University; a Certificate in Global Communications from the University of Salamanca; has completed her first novel, the Everdeen, SC series; and is currently working on her Master's in Public Administration.Read more