Saturday, May 8, 2010

Building the Nonprofit Career You Desire June 16th

Many YNPN San Diego members are currently looking for positions in the local nonprofit community and now is your opportunity for lively discussion and question and answer with an expert. Getting your foot in the door is only the first step to building the nonprofit career you desire. Learn the steps you’ll need to take to grow in your career, create the impact you seek, and get noticed by your next boss. Presenting and facilitating on the topic will be Laura Gassner Otting, President of Nonprofit Professionals Advisory Group, a nationally retained executive search firm specializing in mission-driven recruiting. YNPN San Diego is honored to have Laura sharing her knowledge and expertise in this field. RSVP today – limited space available!
  • When: June 16, 2010 8:00 - 10:00 a.m.
  • Where: University of San Diego Room 135
  • Cost: $10
  • Register here and read more on our website
About Laura: Laura Gassner Otting founded the Nonprofit Professionals Advisory Group in 2002. Prior to forming the group, she served as the senior vice president of, the web's leading site for mid- to senior-level nonprofit job postings and search services. Laura has served as vice president at Isaacson, Miller, one of the largest search firms in New England, and one of the most highly respected non-profit executive search firms in the country. Previously, Laura served as a presidential appointee for the White House Office of National Service, a program officer for the Corporation for National Service and as a member of the Clinton/Gore Transition Team and 1992 Election Team.

She holds a Master of Arts in Political Management from the George Washington University and a Bachelor of Arts in Government from the University of Texas at Austin. Laura sits on the board of College Bound Dorchester and is the Clerk and Governance Chair of the board of Newton Montessori School. She has served as a member of the board of Camp Starfish and the Alumni Board of the Graduate School of Political Management at the George Washington University and as the founding board chair of both Strong Women, Strong Girls and the Boston Choral Ensemble. Laura is the author of Change Your Career: Transitioning to the Nonprofit Sector.

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