Philanthropic Assistants and Coordinators Network (PACNET) - Elevating Support Roles in Philanthropy

Tuesday, April 2, 2024 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm EDT
Commonwealth Fund; 1 East 75th Street, NYC 10021
Members of PNY & Partner Orgs: 
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This program is being offered as part of the Philanthropic Assistants and Coordinators Network (PACNET)

Philanthropic Assistants and Coordinators Network (PACNET) is designed to address the professional development and networking needs of individuals serving in an administrative support function to senior leadership in their organization. The network meets quarterly and seeks to develop a community for the purpose of sharing questions, experience and resources among peers in a confidential setting.

Please join your peers in PACNET as we continue to build our community, explore the network, and welcome new PACNET members to the group.

What will we do together

Join guest speaker, Abigail Osei, Assistant Vice President and Assistant Corporate Secretary at The Starr Foundation as she shares her journey of growth and development from administrative assistant to director. Themes we will explore:

  • Career transitions and growth - how to identify opportunities for growth within your organization and tips for leveraging internal resources for advancement
  • Work-life balance and well-being - strategies for maintaining a healthy work-life balance in demanding roles and advice for preventing burnout while pursuing career growth and personal interests
  • The power of giving back - tips for integrating volunteering and philanthropy into your career journey

Who should attend?

This program is being offered as part of the Philanthropic Assistants and Coordinators Network, but is relevant to all administrative support staff. What to expect: presentation followed by Q&A, breakout reflections, and networking opportunities.

How do you sign up?

1:45 PM - 2:00 PM Check-in
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Program

Members: To register yourself and/or a colleague at your organization, please log in and click the Register Now link above (no fee).

Non-Members: Please email ($150 fee) 

Registration is required by April 1st. 

Please email with any questions.

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