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How to Build Your Network for Greatest Impact

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET

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Every profession and industry is its own little world, but the social sector takes the cake for its unique challenges (as well as opportunities!). If you want to break into the social sector, let alone do anything big or become anyone special in it, you must know how to develop and leverage your own, customized network. Then, you have to get yourself right into the middle of the action! One of the best ways to start is by getting an understanding of what the playing field looks like. Do you have a clear sense of how things work, who the leaders are, how to leverage what they know, and how to become successful in your own efforts to make a difference?  
In this webinar, you’ll engage with Jen (Your Success Now, and Erby (The Clorox Company) to learn best practices for strategically planning and mapping out your professional-growth path in one of the fastest growing sectors in the world. 


  • Uncover untapped opportunities to grow your understanding of any field
  • Understand pivotal places to build relationships
  • Access a range of new resources and connections
  • Increase your reach and impact
  • Identify new potential partners, mentors, colleagues
  • Build greater expertise and industry insights
  • Identify key components of your elevator pitch
  • Learn some simple ice breakers

Intended audience:
Organization leaders, social entrepreneurs, nonprofit professionals, intrapreneurs. 

  • New or experienced social sector professional seeking to advance career or break into the field
  • Individuals looking to sharpen networking skills, whether you are targeting a new position or a new organization
  • Organizers looking to move an issue or policy forward—break into a sphere of influence

About the Presenters


Jen Kushell, CEO of Young & Successful Media and founder of 
Jennifer Kushell is the CEO of Young & Successful Media and founder of (“Your Success Now”)— a leading career and entrepreneurial resource that arms young people in over 160 countries with tools to discover their passions, launch their careers, and build their own ventures. 
Specializing in youth empowerment, employment and entrepreneurship, Kushell’s experience in the field is unparalleled. She and her team have sculpted numerous campaigns, programs, promotions and initiatives targeting students, young professionals and business owners while increasing the amount of information, resources and support available to young people building their careers internationally. Recent projects and clients have included working with the US State Department, The Global Entrepreneurship Summit, The US Department of Labor/Job Corps, Education for Employment, Bloomberg/Businessweek, The International Franchise Association, The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, Students in Free Enterprise, Junior Chamber International, Subway, Visa, American Express, and the G8 Young Summit. 


Featured Guest Commentator: 
Erby L. Foster Jr., Director of Diversity & Inclusion at the Clorox Company 
Erby advises senior management and board of directors at The Clorox Company on diversity strategy, employment-branding initiatives, external partnerships, as well as supports employee resource groups. He is a CPA with broad experience creating business strategies that increase customer satisfaction, drive profitable growth, and expand market share.
Erby serves on Board of Directors of Enactus, Glide Foundation, Museum of African Diaspora, and Network of Executive Women. Prior to Clorox, Erby held senior positions at AAA Chicago, McDonald's Corporation, and PepsiCo. 
A native of San Francisco, Erby is a graduate of University of Southern California and has been featured in Black Enterprise, CFO, Diversity Matters, Hispanic Network, Professional Women, and Wall Street Journal. 

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