New England Chapter

January 2018              Join the YANA LinkedIn group!   View our profile on LinkedIn
Dear YANA-New Englanders,

Happy New Year!

We are excited to announce that for the first time ever, YANA will be hosting a networking session at the annual SOM Philanthropy Conference on Friday, February 23rd.  The lunch session will comprise a series of themed rooms, each filled with eight tables for separate discussions lead by industry experts.  

We are looking to bring  YANA members with several different professions to represent the group and speak with SOM students about their positions and careers.  Some roles could be:

Foundation or Nonprofit Lawyer (in-house or outside counsel)
Nonprofit Development
Nonprofit Board Member
Impact Investment Manager
Foundation Program Officer 
Endowment Manager
Nonprofit Grants Manager
Corporate Social Responsibility
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Social Impact Assessment
Fundraising and Marketing
NFP Executive Director
Program Manager
Director of Innovation
Economics and Fiscal Policy Analyst
B Corps
Nonprofit Consulting
Or any other titles or specialties that represent your area of expertise!  
If you are interested in participating, please contact us at
Vermont Group Kick-Off!

YANA-New England, Vermont invites you to a brainstorming get-together on Monday, January 22 at the Brattleboro Public Library from 4:00-5:30pm.  The focus will be VT non-profit activities and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.  Please register HERE or contact Yvonne Lodico if you are interested in attending.

Luncheon Tour and Discussion in Hartford, CT

Please join the YANA-New England, Hartford/Springfield group  at noon on Thursday, February 15 for a tour and conversation! We will be visiting the CREC facility that is serving as a welcome center for hurricane refugees from Puerto Rico. We will be learning about their work and discussing how it intersects with the work of other non-profits in the Hartford area. 

Questions? Email Molly James ( ) or Michael Kurs ( ). 

Click HERE for more information and to register.
Thank you and hope to see you at one of these YANA events!!
Rachel Littman '91                  Craig Bida '88, '99 MBA 
Providence, RI                        Boston, MA                

YANA has received one of the following AYA awards every year since  2013 : Outstanding Alumni Shared Interest Group (SIG); Outstanding Alumni SIG Award for Volunteer Engagement and Leadership; and Outstanding SIG Event Award.