SPOKES Resources for Nonprofits announced that Beth Kanter, internationally renowned author and past Visiting Scholar from the David and Lucille Packard Foundation, will be the featured speaker on November 15, 2019 at an all-day Nonprofit Symposium. The City of San Luis Obispo and Document Solutions are sponsors of this event which will be held at Agape Church, 950 Laureate Lane in SLO from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

“We are so honored to have such a dynamic speaker and trainer to lead our first annual nonprofit symposium”, stated SPOKES CEO, Consuelo Meux, Ph.D.  “Beth is a thought leader in networks, social media, philanthropy, wellbeing in the workplace, and training. She has worked in the nonprofit sector for more than 35 years, facilitated trainings on every continent and was named one of the most influential women in technology by Fast Company magazine”, Meux continued.

Beth Kanter is the author of several books, two of which will be the basis of the morning and afternoon interactive workshops.

The morning workshop, “Avoiding Burnout” will be based on Beth’s book, The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit. Learn how organizational culture influences employees’ well-being and how to keep nonprofit leaders and employees motivated and avoid burnout. Learn how to set up a simple process with maximum output and less stress.

Spokes Nonprofit Symposium

In the afternoon session, “Digital Fundraising”, learn how to create a powerful digital strategy for your nonprofit and practice techniques to appeal to your audience through stories that can be shared through digital and other channels. The afternoon workshop is based on Beth’s book, Measuring the Networked Nonprofit.

Cost is $75 for SPOKES members and $105 for future members (general admission). Attendance can be split (morning and afternoon) between two participants. Continental breakfast and buffet lunch will be provided. For more information and to register: Call 805-547-2244 or https://www.spokesfornonprofits.org/nonprofit-symposium/