There were definitely organizations that I clicked with, and I came out of the event with such a joy in anticipating the difference that I could make during this next chapter of my life.In all, I have heard back from five organizations who are interested in further discussion, and I’m attending one of their events this week. Find event listings and line ups, venue details, ticket information, nearby hotels and restaurants - all the essential information in one place! Got an event that's not listed or need to update your events details?Add your Dating event free of charge, using our Promotion Centre.As an intern with the Research Triangle Foundation, I am fortunate to be able to attend many of the events that the Foundation puts on.During my first week in the position, I went through the calendar of events on our website and chose which ones I would like to participate in.
Lisa Jemison, Director of Programming at The Foundation (who put countless hours of hard work into preparing this event), notes that the organization has always had a “desire to foster a culture of giving.” As a whole, The Foundation is committed to working toward the greater good and encouraging the community to do so as well.
Upon rolling into RTP Headquarters early that Wednesday morning, I was beyond pleased to find a sea of young professionals that seemed to be in about the same life-stage as myself.
There was plentiful diversity in gender, ethnicity, and career background.
The 20 spots for the event (which had been snatched up in the first half hour that tickets were released), were filled with capable individuals, ready to get to work to make a difference.
The event started with a presentation from the ESC, whose mission is to provide professional, affordable consulting to area nonprofits to help them achieve their missions.