Conference Reflections: Being a Guest at the Table - Some Reflections from the EPIP National Conference by Steven Strang of YNPN Chicago

stephen strangThis post originally appeared on the YNPN-Chicago Blog

On April 5th and 6th, I had the pleasure of attending the Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (EPIP) National Conference here in Chicago.  The EPIP Executive Director, Rahsaan Harris, invited me to join as one of the Board Chairs of YNPN Chicago.  I was very excited about participating in this event because of the insights I would gain from future philanthropic leaders and the new information I could share with the YNPN member base to build our programming and partners.

For those of you not familiar with EPIP, they are a similar in purpose to YNPN although their programming is specific for up and coming leadership in the philanthropic sector.  Currently, there is not a chapter in Chicago but there was an announcement that they are going to explore that option this year.  Very exciting! Here are three main take-a-ways/reflections as “The Mole” for the nonprofit sector: (more…)