Category Archives: Events

Upcoming Webinar: How to Transition Into the Social Sector

Post-webinar update: Click here to download the recording. OVERVIEW Join us for a free webinar with social sector professionals who will discuss their experience transitioning into the social sector. Speakers come from various backgrounds and currently work in leading nonprofit organizations within the fields of international development, impact investing, public education, and more. When? Thursday, April… Continue Reading

The Politics of Impact

By 2012 Fellow, Jay Subramaniam   My first job out of college was serving as a finance intern on then-Baltimore Mayor Martin O’Malley’s campaign for Governor of Maryland during the midterm elections of 2006.  Later that summer, with O’Malley favored to his race, my friend convinced me to help her in our hometown of Silver Spring… Continue Reading

2012 ProInspire Fellow Retreat Recap

By 2012 Fellow, Kanae Mori Our Spring & Fall Fellow retreat was held this month, in order for us to gain a deeper understanding of the social sector and to establish our peer network to support each other throughout the fellowship. Many of us have been busy adjusting to both a new city and new… Continue Reading

2011 ProInspire Fellows Graduate, Celebrating a Year of Accomplishments

On June 19th the 2011 cohort of ProInspire Fellows gathered at Busboys and Poets in DC with family, friends, colleagues, supporters and even a few 2012 Fellows to celebrate the completion of thier fellowship.   The evening started with Monisha Kapila welcoming everyone and a recapping the last year for the organization. She thanked all of… Continue Reading

The Washington Post Excellence in Nonprofit Management Award Ceremony

On Wednesday May 25th, I attended the 17th annual Washington Post Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management ceremony co-hosted by The Washington Post and the Center for Nonprofit Advancement. I went to show my support with a group from the Latin American Youth Center (LAYC –, which was selected as a finalist organization. The… Continue Reading

Congratulations to Lisa Hall, Calvert Foundation CEO

On Monday I was honored to celebrate the appointment of Lisa Hall as President and CEO of Calvert Foundation. Lisa is on ProInspire’s Advisory Board and has been a great mentor to me. Calvert Foundation’s mission is to maximize the flow of capital to disadvantaged communities in order to create a more equitable and sustainable… Continue Reading

Muhammad Yunus book event this Friday in DC

This event may be of interest to our readers:HOOKS presents Dr. Muhammad Yunusdiscussing his new book, Building Social Business Friday, May 14, 2010 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. (Doors open @ 8:00 a.m.) Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade CenterAtrium Ballroom1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NWWashington, DC 20004Metro Accessible: Metro Center and Federal Triangle Ticket Information$35… Continue Reading