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GivingPoint speaks at Grady High School Career Day

Although GivingPoint staffers spend most of our time working for and with high school students, we still relish the opportunity to be in a classroom and speak with students. Such was the case on Thurs., Feb. 23, 2017, when our three staffers were invited to speak at Grady High School's College & Career Day.

 

 

The three main takeaways we emphasized to the students about their futures are as follows:

 

1. Know the trends.

 

GivingPoint gets the UX treatment

The UX group pictured with GivingPoint staff on project presentation day! From L to R: Andres, Trent, Nyaboke, Natalia, and Asif

 

Like most things, GivingPoint isn't perfect. Often, people call our offices and say their hours have been approved by a teacher or volunteer coordinator, yet they do not show as approved on the website. 

 

Grammy winner Tai Anderson on how to market like a R.O.C.K.S.T.A.R.

Tai Anderson is one of GivingPoint's newest board members (more on that in another post), and he was also the host for the GivingPoint Institute's sixth workshop of the year on marketing and branding. 

 

 

A former Grammy winner with the band Third Day, it's only fitting that Tai's presentation was framed as marketing like a R.O.C.K.S.T.A.R., which is an acronym for eight things social entrepreneurs (and anyone, really) should do to effectively get their brand out there. 

 

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