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Coffee Chat: Nonprofit Professionals

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Tuesday, April 16 | 8 – 9 a.m.
Another Broken Egg Cafe, 1103 Parkside Main St., Cary
All alumni or GAA members working in or interested in the nonprofit sector are welcome.

Sign up today. Limited capacity, registration required.

Are you a non-profit professional looking to connect with other Tar Heels in the field? Hoping to take the next step in your non-profit career? Seeking some ways to improve performance of your current organization? Join Katie Todd MPA ’13, development director at Me Fine Foundation, Catherine Tuttle, career coach at UNC General Alumni Association and fellow Tar Heels at this free group discussion. Coffee provided, too. GAA members will receive a reusable coffee sleeve.

Not sure what a Coffee Chat is? Check out our FAQ below.

This program is brought to you by the UNC General Alumni Association and the UNC School of Government.

Coffee Chat FAQ

What is a Coffee Chat?

A Coffee Chat is an informal discussion with fellow Tar Heels and our career coach over a cup of coffee. You will be able share your experience, hear from other Tar Heels and gather professional guidance from our top-notch career coach, Catherine Tuttle. The best part? Coffee is provided.

What will be the takeaway from the Coffee Chat?

You will walk away from this Coffee Chat with some thoughts around next steps learned from the experience of fellow Tar Heels and our career coach.

What do I need to wear? Do I need to bring anything?

Attire is casual, but we know some of you may be headed straight to work, so business or business casual is fine too. Feel free to bring a resume or business cards but they are not required.

What if I can’t stay the whole time?

Don’t worry, there is no requirement to stay for the entire hour.

Katie Todd, MPA ' 13

Katie’s first real taste of public service was as a high school special education teacher in Vance County through Teach For America. After two years witnessing educational inequities and the numerous intersectional issues impacting the lives of her students, their families, and the broader community, Katie committed herself to a career in the nonprofit sector. She has advocated on issues ranging from healthcare to the environment to systemic racism. As a past chair of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network  (YNPN) chapter here in the Triangle, Katie continues to push for increased investments in the next generation of leaders while demanding a more equitable, diverse, and inclusive sector. For her “day” job, she is the Development Director with the Me Fine Foundation, a nonprofit that provides emotional support and financial assistance to families whose children are receiving care at North Carolina partner hospitals. For her “night” jobs, Katie serves on the boards of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Triangle chapter; Durham People’s Alliance; Philanthropy Journal; and Girls on the Run – Triangle.

Catherine Tuttle, Career Coach

Catherine is a career consultant with the General Alumni Association. Over the past 10 years, Catherine has worked one-on-one with MBAs, recent graduates, mid-level career professionals and executives. She has extensive experience working with resumes, cover letters and coaching, and is the owner of Forward Thinking Resumes. We are excited to have Catherine working with us to provide career support to our alumni.

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