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Net Impact panel discussion Breaking into the Impact Sector: Solving the Experience Catch-22

Tatiana Santos

"How do I transition out of my old job and into the Impact Sector?"

Allison Jones moved out of education and into social media and editing at, Ashley Jablow moved from non-profit fundraising to business in a community management role at Open IDEO, and Jeanne Simon moved from financial services to a role at Accenture's non-profit arm, Development Partnerships.

Over the course of the hour-long discussion the panel offered candid, creative, real-world advice.

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    • Tatiana Santos

      Hey Alessandra! I was not aware of the event at the time, or I would have definitely attended. Making the decision to change careers is always scary especially if you are planning on transitioning into the nonprofit space (because this usually means lower wages), but as a career changer myself I do believe this sector is growing faster than people realize. I am all about people following their passion, even if that means making temporary scary decisions. Thank you for the article! :) Just more proof that I am on the right path!

      • Alessandra Rizzotti

        Glad to encourage you. Would love to know more about your career change and if you need any help or resources. Happy to connect you to socially responsible job sites if you need! Email at [alessandra]at[goodinc]dotcom