november, 2019

01nov8:00 am4:00 pmMINN Summit 2019


Event Details

The MINN Summit is a full-day conference offering local organizations and globally-minded individuals a forum to connect, share, and learn. Since 2013, the Summit has brought together more than 1,250 participants, 125 speakers, and 395 unique organizations. MINN’s annual Summit provides exciting professional development opportunities, offers insights, and sparks conversations that will propel international development success in a changing world.

We are thrilled to introduce our 2019 MINN Summit Keynote Speakers:

Stephanie Kimou is founder and lead consultant for PopWorks Africa. She is an international development professional responsible for successful communications and advocacy programs related to sexual and reproductive health and rights.

Dr. Abdul M. Omari is founder of AMO Enterprise, which helps people better connect in individual and team settings through public engagements and addresses. His research focuses on the perceptions of mentoring and the role of Cultural Intelligence within mentoring relationships. He served six years as an elected member of the Board of Regents at the University of Minnesota, while currently, he serves on the Board of Directors for the YMCA Greater Twin Cities, AchieveMpls, Travel/Impact/Growth, and Civic Eagle.

Join us for our keynote address, breakout sessions, and activities throughout the day designed to help international development professionals and supporters exchange and learn best practices, as well as share insights and resources about local, national, and cross-national trends in the field. Throughout the Summit, there will be an open marketplace for attendees to familiarize themselves with local organizations dedicated to improving the world. Breakfast and lunch included.

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What is MINN?
Founded in the spring of 2005, the Minnesota International NGO Network (MINN) serves to connect all international humanitarians, development practitioners, and supporters based in Minnesota through education, networking, and informational resources. Whether you are new to the world of international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) or a seasoned veteran, MINN is your forum to connect with colleagues and stay aware of what other NGOs based in Minnesota are doing around the world.


(Friday) 8:00 am - 4:00 pm CST


Humphrey School of Public Affairs

301 19th Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN


Minnesota International NGO Network (MINN)