Moved to Seattle, looking for work, the usual Millennial lifestyle

A few weeks ago I finished up my time at Polaris, where for 2 years I ran online communications. I got to do a lot of good work there–raised $250,000 in 6 weeks, ran campaigns that let tens of thousands of people demand action from their elected representatives, and taught a self-defense course for survivors of human trafficking. […]

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Symptoms of a well-networked conference (#14NTC and #14NTCtest)

I’m enjoying my second day at the Nonprofit Technology Conference. I’m used to pure technology conferences–the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing is always inspiring–but like the mix of comms, IT, and fundraising folks. As usual, I have also been live-tweeting my sessions. Sometimes the #tags for a conference session is pretty dead, sometimes […]

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“Royals” and working at a nonprofit (#14NTC)

I listening to “Royals” on a loop right now (particularly this version) after a day at the Nonprofit Technology Conference and thinking through an itty-bitty epiphany. The first fifteen or fifty times that I listened to “Royals” I just heard the chorus, and it sounded like another sing-about-money-to-get-money pop piece, albeit with a lush alto voice crying […]

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