Mary Hughes

YNPN Atlanta: Path to the Corner Office


Apr. 11 2016, Published 8:00 p.m. ET

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COST: $20.00 + tax

VENUE: Georgia World Congress Center

ADDRESS: 280 Northside Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30314, USA

Have you been wondering what steps you must take to become an Executive Director? What are the skills and positions you must take to prepare yourself for an executive position?

Join YNPN Atlanta as Mary Hughes, Consultant at Georgia Center for Nonprofits, leads a conversation about emerging leaders and the path to the corner office. Food and beverages from Chick-Fil-A will be provided and are included with your registration.

Topics will include:

  • Day in the life of a nonprofit executive
  • Skills and knowledgebase
  • The many paths to the top
  • Positioning yourself
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As an expert in nonprofit executive transition, succession planning, and executive searches (and former ED of the Atlanta Ballet), Mary can provide both practical tools, insights, and anecdotes to demonstrate what makes an effective leader, deciding what path is best for you, and anything else you might want to know about leadership development. Learn more about Mary Hughes.

Not interested in becoming an Executive Director or CEO? Leadership lessons gained from this event will make you a better professional, no matter your role in the organization.

Executive Director Panelist Lineup: (more to come)

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Parking Info & Directions
There will be limited free parking available in the Junior Achievement Chick-Fil-A Discovery Center's Volunteer Lot (Click here for detailed directions.). Once that lot is full, all other guests should use the Gold Parking Deck locted at 280 Northside Dr. Please be aware that you will have to pay $10 to use the Gold Deck.

The Junior Achievement Chick-fil-A Foundation Discovery Center is located in the mezzanine level of Building C of the Georgia World Congress Center. It is best reached from Northside Drive (between Ivan Allen & Martin Luther King.) From the Gold Parking Deck: Take the elevator on the NORTH end of the parking lot to the C Building by pressing (WP). Once off the elevator, take a left to the first set of escalators. JA Finance Park is at the top of the escalators at the end of the walkway.
Click here for an interactive map to get driving directions.


Take MARTA to the Dome/GWCC/Phillips Arena/CNN Center station, follow the signs to exit to the Georgia World Congress Center. You will need to exit the station and walk across a small street to enter the Convention Center. You will enter in Building A. Follow the signs to Building C. There is an estimated 7-10 minute walk to the Discovery Center, located on the mezzanine level of Building C.

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