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Is The Non-Profit Sector Sustainable? Finding A Career in Social Justice


Webinar with: JOANNE CAVE, Canadian Feminist and Rhodes Scholar

When: Thursday, March 13th at 12:00 – 1:00 P.M. (EST) Language: English

About this webinar:  How is the non-profit sector changing? What impacts does social entrepreneurship language have on the nature of the non-profit sector? Joanne will answer these questions and speak about the issues you may face when making a career in the non-profit sector. She will mostly speak of the structural issues, such as the difficulties in retaining young talented people, volatile funding situations, barriers to policy advocacy, etc. She will draw from her experience as a Canadian feminist organizer to look at how young Canadian feminists might be thinking about new ways to make change (i.e. through informal networks rather than structured organizations, ad-hoc projects, social media, etc.).

About the presenter:  Joanne Cave is a Canadian Rhodes Scholar pursuing her M.Phil. at Oxford University. She founded the Edmonton-based young women's leadership organization Ophelia's Voice, and recently founded a Toronto-based network of young non-profit leaders to discuss and strategize on sector-level issues including funding reform, policy advocacy, and intergenerational succession planning. In addition, Joanne was named one of Alberta's 50 Most Influential People, a YWCA Edmonton Young Woman of Distinction, and Global TV Edmonton's Women of Vision in 2009.

Event date: 
Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 12:00