Just as Mano a Mano’s clinics require highly trained physicians, nurses and dentists, our water and road projects simply could not happen without skilled mechanics and machine operators. For years we recruited technicians who already had work experience; they had essentially been trained by others. When a simple but costly mistake happened, we decided to create our own training program. The […]
Bianca Dawkins is a Philanthropic Services Associate at the Minneapolis Foundation. In that role, Bianca helps with the Emergency Fund to provide immediate financial and economic support to people in need both in the area and around the world as part of the donor-related funds. She is also the Founder and CEO of Faces of Hope and Elevate, a board […]
Did you know that Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) offers incredible opportunities for youth to earn college credits free of charge? PSEO allow students grades 10-12 to enroll in college courses, gaining college credits while simultaneously earning high school credits. Each college credit taken through PSEO is worth up to $482.54 in savings depending on the college or university being attended.
Yasameen Sajady is the CEO of Maazah Chutney, a Minnesota-grown condiment brand that is opening Midwestern palates to new horizons. The Maazah brand was created by Yasameen, her two sisters, Sheilla and Nas, as well as their mother, Fatima. Yasameen received her Bachelors and a MBA from Augsburg University and joined Lunar Startups to build the skills she needed to be a successful entrepreneur.