We Have a Winner!
Julieta Garibay, campaigns director for United We Dream is our 2015 NGen Winner! Read more about her story as a strong advocate for the rights of immigrant youth from the time few were empowered to stand up for her.Read about all five 2015 American Express NGen Leadership Award Finalists
Independent Sector's NGen: Moving Nonprofit Leaders From Next to Now builds the capacity of nonprofit and philanthropic leaders age 40 and under to have significant impact on society's toughest challenges. Over the past five years, NGen leaders have addressed society's most complex leadership challenges, realized personal growth, and accessed a strong network of visionary, committed leaders. Emerging leaders in NGen have opportunities for:
The NGen program contributes to the cultivation of new talent,
empowers NGeners to contribute to their organizations, and emphasizes
the role of emerging leaders in the development of the broader nonprofit
Hear from our 2014 NGen Fellows on their experiences serving organizations in the sector
Clayton Lord, VP of Local Arts Advancement at Americans for the Arts, enjoys working side-by-side with leaders from diverse professional backgrounds.
Dwayne Marshall, Director of Programs & Partnerships at the Southeastern Council on Foundations, sees value in the Fellows program's focus on leadership development
Kristen Cambell, formerly of the National Conference on Citizenship, sees the Fellows program as a way to find and focus in on your professional strengths.
Sunil Oommen, Managing Director of Major Gifts at Amnesty International USA, says that the opportunity to network with other emerging leaders in our Fellows program provides insight on his career goals.
Join the new NGen Online Community on LinkedIn
Independent Sector's NGen Program is proud to present the brand-new NGen Online Community on LinkedIn. With your leadership, the new NGen Online Community will grow into a dynamic and energizing forum where emerging leaders in the nonprofit and philanthropic sector can build relationships, exchange ideas, share best practices and emerging trends, and support each other in tackling our society’s toughest challenges. Click here to learn more or join the group.
Throughout the year, emerging leaders can get involved with IS NGen in the following ways:
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any suggestions for or questions about NGen programming or to be added to the NGen mailing list.