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Fellows

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Saved by Charlie O'Donnell
on January 2, 2011 at 11:47:04 am
 

The nextNY Fellows Program

 

To mark the 5th anniversary of nextNY--our participant driven community group of up and coming innovators, we're announcing a new leadership development program.  At the end of the month, we will announce four nextNY Fellows--aspiring innovation leaders who will use our organizational platform to contribute to the community and develop their own leadership skills and connections. 

 

Here's what they will get:

 

- A $500 stipend for 2011 to be used on leadership development.  This can include classes, training, books, conferences, Meetups., etc.

- Monthly small group lunches with leaders in the innovation community--like venture capital firms and successful entrepreneurs.

- An opportunity for visibility--press & PR, community awareness, networking connections.

 

Their responsibilities:

- Maintain a digital presence (Twitter, blogging) that represents the NYC innovation community in a positive, professional manner--highlighting events, people, projects and stories of interest.

- Run two nextNY events (e.g. community conversation roundtables, meetups, conversations, networking events) on any specific topic of interest.

- Adopt a nextNY "structural value" project (e.g. fix our blog, improve leadership/job opportunity listings, launch calendar, etc)

- Encourage active participation on our listserv.