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Member Highlight - Aaron Krolikowski

We're pleased to announce Aaron Krolikowski as our first Member Highlight of 2018. A musician, lover of the outdoors, and just all around decent human being; Dr. Aaron Krolikowski is making waves in the valley as the Managing Director at Krolikowski Consulting. He has been working with organizations focused on social change for over a decade.

Aaron has previously been named a Udall Scholar (2008), a Clarendon Fellow (2009-2013), and an Emerging Academic by the World Water Forum (2012). Aaron’s activities have been covered by the BBC, Shareable, and TEDx Innovations

Our own YNPN Board Member, Regis Whaley, interviews Aaron while he shares his best practices on how to succeed in the nonprofit community.

Trust us, you wouldn't want to miss out on this. Watch the interview on YNPN Southern Nevada channel.


Access to Experts with Yvanna Cancela


Join us at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, March 20th at Starboard Tack, 2601 Atlantic St, Las Vegas, NV 89121 for our next Access to Experts event as we welcome Yvanna Cancela.


WHO IS YVANNA CANCELA?

Yvanna is the Executive Director of the Citizenship Project, a Boyd Law School student and the State Senator for District 10 in Nevada. Yvanna will talk about her experiences as a nonprofit professional working in immigration, and with the Culinary Union, and she will talk about how the work we do as professionals impacts our community and how we can work together to make more change in the community.

 

WHY IS SHE AN EXPERT?

  • Current Executive Director at the Citizenship Project
  • Former Executive at the Culinary Union
  • Current Nevada State Senator from District 10
  • Former campaign staff of former US Senator Harry Reid
  • Understands the relationship between nonprofit organizations and the state government

 

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Hear directly from a young nonprofit professional who has recently become an Executive Director.
  • Find out how this nonprofit professional manages being an Executive Director, Part-time Law Student and State Senator
  • Learn about how we can utilize our passion to make our community a better place to live.

 


YNPN Member Spotlight: Aldrich Simon-Three Square

By Nevena Cvijetic, YNPN Member 


YNPN member Nevena Cvijetic, also on the Membership Committee and volunteers for the YNPN Newsletter, took some time out of her busy schedule to interview one of our members, Aldrich Simon, for our new column in the newsletter, the YNPN Member Spotlight.

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How does one become a leader?

By Kirsten DiNicola, YNPN Board Secretary

How does one become a leader?  How does one know if they are a leader?  Can you learn to be a leader or is this something your born with?  I found myself asking these questions at one point in my career.  Let me clarify, I am not asking how does one get to a place where they are the boss, rather someone who creates a relationship with the people around them through inspiration and encouragement.  How does someone become a leader that inspires, supports and shows others what they have within them so that others can feel fulfilled in what they do? 

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What does membership mean to you

Leave us your thoughts about what being a YNPN member is and how it can be improved. Be honest so we can make a difference in your career, life and community. 


First Event of the Year!

Hello all you lovely YNPNer's! 

We have scheduled the first event of the year!  Based on our member survey feedback, we have planned a guided nature walk to get everyone away from their desks and into nature for a few hours! 

 

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YNPN 2016 Strategic Plan

YNPN Board members gathered in January to create a vision and plan for the 2016 year. Check out the resulting STRATEGIC PLAN that outlines the areas of focus for the year: Professional Development, Personal Development, Mentorship, Membership and Operations. 

Feel free to contact any board member for more details or options to volunteer! 


Tech Impact is looking for Mentors!

Tech Impact is excited to announce the launch of ITWorks, a free 16 week IT certification program for

underemployed youth, in Las Vegas, February 2016. 

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YNPN 2015 National Conference

Have you ever gone to a conference and not really gone away with anything actionable you can take home and share with your team?

Well the 2015 YNPN National Conference in Little Rock Arkansas was the complete opposite of that!

We sent 5 board members to represent Southern Nevada at the National Conference and we are just busting at the seams to share with all of you the information we learned. Throughout the year we will be hosting coffee sessions where you can come and spend an hour or two with a board member and discuss a specific topic such as:  All Things YNPN, Social Media, Government Relations, Fundraising, and more.

 

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Professionals in Philanthropy - Story Telling event

Greetings, Colleagues and Friends!

Professionals in Philanthropy is putting on a Storytelling Workshop you won’t want to miss! This is the debut of the Storytelling Division of Professionals in Philanthropy (PiP). Yep! You heard it right. PiP now has an entire division focused on helping you tell your story in a compelling way that moves people to action.

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