Young Alums in Nonprofits
featuring Mark Trapani’15 of Endeavor, Elijah Goldberg’15 of Impact Matters, & Margaret Coons’14 of Scholars at Risk
Co-Sponsored by Dwight Hall
Are you interested in working at a nonprofit but not certain you understand what it takes? Would you like to hear from recent alums as to how they like working in the nonprofit sector? Perhaps you are hoping for some advice as to which nonprofits are hiring that allow you to have that work-life balance. This talk will include all of that and much more. Mark, Elijah and Margaret are recent Yalies living in New York City and working at nonprofits that make a difference in people’s lives.
Mark Trapani ’15 is a Manager on the Entrepreneur Selection & Growth team at Endeavor Global and oversees its food and beverage portfolio. With the support of its network of global business leaders, Endeavor works to catalyze long-term economic growth by selecting, mentoring, and accelerating the highest impact entrepreneurs worldwide. Prior to Endeavor, Mark interned at the UNDP in Barbados and EY. At Yale he majored in Ethics, Politics, and Economics and was involved with the Whiffenpoofs, the Duke’s Men of Yale, FOOT, and the Yale Refugee Project.
Elijah Goldberg ’15, Co-Founder and C.O.O. for ImpactMatters, which conducts “impact audits” of nonprofits to rigorously estimate their philanthropic impact, compelling them and their funders to make evidenced-based decisions. Prior to ImpactMatters, Elijah helped start Walimu, a nonprofit in Uganda that reduces preventable deaths in hospitals by enabling better and faster emergency care for the sickest patients. Elijah majored in Economics at Yale, where he worked for the Yale Global Health Review, Yale Journal of Economics, TEDxYale and Global Zero.
Margaret Coons ’14, Advocacy Associate for Scholars at Risk, an international network of institutions and individuals working to protect threatened scholars and promote academic freedom. A Yale History major, Margaret was a Freshman Counselor and involved in the New Blue of Yale, the Yale Historical Review, and YHHAP.
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 | 5:00pm-6:00pm
William L. Harkness Hall, Room 208
Yale University, New Haven, CT