Adnan Mahmud: 5 Lessons From Jolkona’s First 5 Years

Updated 8/22/13 with Huffington Post link.

Adnan Mahmud, Jolkona’s co-founder, gave an inspiring talk at Seattle Tech Meetup’s Tech For Good night yesterday, citing the five lessons he’s learned from our organization’s first five years. Check it out:

More than 300 people packed into HUB Seattle for this event, with others watching the livestream from elsewhere. Other speakers represented Survive the Streets, PathForce, MovingWorlds, ActivelyLearn, and Vittana.

For more on Adnan’s advice to young philanthropists — including his adorable baby girl — check back here for here’s the link to his Huffington Post Impact column. You can also chat with Adnan and other Jolkonans at our next Seattle event: Paint Together, #GiveTogether on Sept. 6 at Material Good’s studio. RSVP here.

We’ll be posting more stories related to Jolkona’s upcoming 5-year anniversary over the next few weeks, culminating in our Corks & Forks dinner, auction and celebration on Oct. 10 at Blue Ribbon Cooking & Culinary Center. Save the date — ticket info coming soon!

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