Start Your Own NPO (One-day Workshop) (SYN101-SP)

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Saturday 10:00-17:00
Sarajean Rossitto
Tokyo (Maps & Directions)
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This workshop is designed for anyone interested in nonprofits, volunteering or better managing a group they currently support. It is a hands-on introduction to knowledge and skills needed to run nonprofit NGOs. In this course, we aim to: 1) Promote a greater understanding of how nonprofit organizations work; and 2) Develop basic knowledge and skills to start up your Nonprofit/NGO. Participants will be provided with some materials before the class to prepare. This workshop includes presentation and group activity work.


Sarajean Rossitto

Sarajean Rossitto is a Tokyo-based nonprofit NGO consultant focusing on NGO skills development training, nonprofit project development, and social issue publication development. She spent 4 years coordinating bilateral exchange of nonprofit professionals between the US and Japan for Japan-US Community Exchange (JUCEE). Sarajean also worked for 6 years with the Tokyo YMCA. She holds an undergraduate degree in sociology and a Master's in International Affairs with a Focus on human rights in East Asia from Columbia University. See her interview here.

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