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501(c) Success: The Civic Century with Natalye Paquin, Points of Light

Tuesday, October 29 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am • Organized By Nonprofit Connect
4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, MO 64110



Natalye Paquin, president and CEO of Points of Light, likes to imagine a world in which it is impossible for individuals to sit on the sidelines and not support, in some way, solutions to problems in their community.  She joins us to talk about the power of people to accelerate change and why we're on the dawn of a new era in civic engagement, "The Civic Century." 

Sitting at the intersection of nonprofits, corporations and individuals, Ms. Paquin will explain how partnerships can move from transactional to transformative, and significantly move the needle for the social sector. 

Registration includes a light breakfast.


Natalye Paquin Points of Light Nonprofit Connect Presenter

Natalye Paquin is president and CEO of Points of Light, the world's largest organization dedicated to volunteer service. She is a visionary and results-oriented leader with a strong track record of performance and transformation in turnaround and high-paced organizations. Ms. Paquin has served at leading nonprofits including Girl Scouts of the USA and the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. An attorney by training, Natalye spent more than 15 years in the education sector in legal and executive leadership roles. 

A program of the 501(c) Success National Speaker Series. This series brings prominent thought leaders to Kansas City to discuss the latest nonprofit research and trends.

Cancellation/Program Policies:

No refunds will be processed after October 23. No shows will be billed. Please note when registering if you have dietary restrictions. Nonprofit Connect may take photographs or videos at public events, so we ask that you read our Privacy Policy for more information.

Parking Instructions:

Parking is available in the lot in front of the conference center.


Event Sponsors

501(c) Success Series Sponsors
Bank of America
Byrne Pelofsky + Associates, LLC.
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Kauffman Foundation Conference Center
4801 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO 64110
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