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Kayla DeSouza: A Dream Fulfilled

By Miya Williams FayneKayla DeSouza entered the MSCLE program knowing exactly what she wanted to do and now she is doing just that. DeSouza dreamed of working at an afterschool arts nonprofit and currently she is a fellow at The People’s Music School in Chicago.“I am very passionate about where I work and our mission,”

MSLCE Students Work with Transcultural Exchange in Nonprofit Organization Course

By Leslie Zhu“I really like that we can work on a project that is associated with a real nonprofit organization”, said Joe Giovenetti during the last meeting of our Cultural Nonprofit Organizations course. Most students feel the same way.This course was distinct from our other classes. Our assignment came from an actual client, the Transcultural

Northwestern Professor Leads Workshop on Nonprofit Management

By Benjamin Levine Last week, the MSLCE cohort did a workshop with Northwestern professor Michelle Shumate, an expert on nonprofit management. Learning about nonprofits is crucial for students interested in the creative fields because so much important work happens in this space. As Shumate informed us, nonprofit organizations (NPOs) account for 10% of the US workforce and have seen

Student ‘Ready to Pursue My Dreams’ After MSLCE Trip to SF

By Kaitlin Very The San Francisco trek was truly invaluable to me. While both of the other treks were great learning experiences, what set this last one apart was the unique balance of nonprofit and for-profit industry leaders with whom we met. Our speakers represented a wide variety of industries and roles, and they all