MPS Sponsors 2016 Volunteer Fair at PMIWDC

PMIWDC Volunteer Fair 2016 The Washington, DC Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMIWDC) held its second annual Volunteer Fair on October 17, driving home its core value, promoting Project Managers as “High Impact Community Leaders.” PMs, local nonprofits, and the chapter leadership came together to recruit and place volunteers with organizations in need. The event was designed and implemented by Uma Hiremagalur, VP of Programs,... +

Reasons for Success: The 2016 PMIWDC Volunteer Fair

Boasting over ten thousand members, the DC Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMIWDC) is more than the largest PMI chapter, it is also one of the most active. Thanks to the support of local businesses and universities, along with a commitment to community outreach – exemplifying their newly coined core value of “High Impact Community Leaders” – PMIWDC is able to galvanize its membership with meaningful events that support the... +

Americans for the Arts 2016 #BCA10 winners

Congratulations again to all the Americans for the Arts 2016 #BCA10 winners. We are proud to be featured alongside Johnson & Johnson, Proctor & Gamble, Dogfish Head, and others in this October issue of Forbes. Thank you again to the Shakespeare Theatre Company for the nomination, and for the hard work you do bringing the brilliance of Shakespeare to modern audiences. +

MPS helps Points of Light Launch Skills-Based Volunteer Program

Coach2Action Milestone Completion Rate In June of last year, Points of Light (POL) approached M Powered Strategies about putting together a volunteer recruitment program that would connect nonprofit organizations across the nation with Project Management Professionals (PMPs)®. MPS President, Kendall Lott, along with fellow M Powered Strategies PMPs, Janet Schwartz, and Jessica Gilles, designed and implemented a pilot program, Coach2Action. They... +

MPS Congratulates VA Change Makers

  We are proud to share a story of successful change within the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Product Platform Management (PPM) office. The PPM team recently received the VA’s I CARE award for outstanding service to Veterans and impactful change within VA Information Technology. This team, led by Dr. Alan Constantian, developed a series of IT product planning documents that analyzed IT needs across the VA to describe the... +

MPS Brings High Impact MBTI Workshop to Public Allies, DC

Public Allies is a national nonprofit on a mission to create a just and equitable society and the diverse leadership to sustain it. Earlier this year, their DC chapter reached out to M Powered Strategies in search of qualified experts to deliver a high impact Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) group leadership workshop. MPS staffers Andrew MacDonald and Jimmy Church, both professionally certified MBTI practitioners, were quick to volunteer.... +