2017 Community Outreach Program

We just wrapped up the 2017 Community Outreach Program. What a season it was! Our team of volunteers worked hard to enhance the marketing efforts for a handful of well-deserving non-profits in our community. Learn more about the organizations we partnered with this year: Betties360 Betties360 strives to inspire confidence, well-being, and community in girls Read More…

The Science of Networking with Vanessa Van Edwards

Our latest Professional Development event featured Vanessa Van Edwards, a published author, behavioral investigator, and people-watching connoisseur! Vanessa delved into what it takes to have more effective interactions.   Do you break a sweat at the idea of networking? Dread the awkward conversation about what you do for work? Don’t let this fear hold you Read More…

AMA-PDX June Volunteer of the Month: Donica Polce

AMA-PDX Volunteer of the Month – June Donica Polce, Events Volunteer 1. What is your current position with the AMA and in your professional career? “I volunteer on the AMA Events committee; professionally I am a Digital Project Manager.” 2. How long have you been a member of the AMA? “Two months here in the Read More…

Meet the Community Outreach Non Profit: Friends of Portland Community Gardens

2017 Community Outreach – Non Profit Feature We are pleased to be partnered with a local non-profit, Friends of Portland Community Gardens, as part of our 2017 Community Outreach Program. Friends of Portland Community Gardens was founded in 1985 and works to support and expand community gardening opportunities for all Portland-area residents to grow healthy Read More…

AMA-PDX May Volunteer of the Month: Peter Conley

AMA Volunteer of the Month – May Peter Conley, Creative Content Volunteer 1. What is your current position with the AMA and in your professional career? “I’m a creative content specialist” 2. How long have you been a member of the AMA? “I’ve been a member since February 2017” 3. What do you enjoy most Read More…

April Volunteer of the Month: Kat Dominitz

AMA Volunteer of the Month – April 1. What is your current position with the AMA and in your professional career? “Members Events Chair, Account Coordinator at FacilitySource.” 2. How long have you been a member of the AMA? “Since Sept 2016.” 3. What do you enjoy most about volunteering with the AMA?  “I love meeting Read More…

Meet the Community Outreach Non Profit: ATD Cascadia Chapter

AMA PDX’s Community Outreach Program is in the midst of a busy yet successful season partnering with several inspiring nonprofit organizations, one of which is the Association for Talent Development (ATD). The ATD fosters professional growth to its members by providing world class resources to build talent and skills for various organizations worldwide. These resources Read More…

Career Pivot: How to Evaluate Your Idea, Cook up a Plan, and Activate

Are you currently feeling flustered by a career transition? Have no fear, JobJenny is here! Our recent Professional Development event featured Jenny Foss, career expert and Founder of jobjenny.com. Jenny provided attendees with a plethora of insightful tips on what it takes to tackle a transition in your career. Making any type of professional change Read More…

March Volunteer of the Month: Victoria Wagner

      1. What is your role in the AMA? “I’m on the Communications Committee and manage website content. Most recently, my primary focus has been on developing and implementing a PR plan for the Community Outreach Program.”   2. How long have you been volunteering for the AMA? “I’ve been volunteering with the AMA Read More…

Growing a Diverse Audience

Take a moment to think about how you approach your marketing efforts. Are you possibly leaving out marginalized or underrepresented audiences? During this month’s luncheon, Jeff Selby discussed the topic of growing a diverse audience. Jeff is the Communications Coordinator for The City of Portland’s Office of Equity and Human Rights. He also owns AIW Read More…

Meet the Community Outreach Non Profit: Betties360

Betties360 is another organization we are partnering with for the Community Outreach Program. Their mission is to inspire confidence, well-being and community in girls through action sports, outdoor adventure, and life skill education. Their afterschool programs in three different schools in north and northeast Portland focus on trust, leadership, teamwork, and risk-taking. Betties360’s programs target Read More…