On June 29th, staff and friends of MPS celebrated the presentation of certificates to PACE Cohort 11 at the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Sidney Harman Hall in downtown Washington, DC. Both members of the group – Brad McCandless and Collin Furth – will be staying on as fulltime consultants. According to Collin, “The lessons learned in PACE training have allowed me to navigate the world of consulting with confidence, and I have the... +
Project Management For Change (PM4Change) is the engine behind Project Management Day of Service (PMDoS), a Martin Luther King Day tradition in the DC Metro Area. The one-day event is designed to align nonprofit organizations (NPOs) with project managers who have the expertise and experience to help NPOs assess and plan projects. M Powered Strategies provided pro bono support to PM4Change for the third annual PMDoS, which took place in January... +
ServiceWorks is a program run by Points of Light to help disenfranchised youth – many of them raised in the foster care system – to develop the skills needed for college and a career. They were interested in incorporating a Project Management component to their curriculum that met the standards of the Project Management Institute Educational Foundation (PMIEF), so last December, Points of Light came to M Powered Strategies requesting a... +
To kick off Points of Light’s National Volunteer Week, on Saturday, April 22, Mara Goldberg, Bryan Kovalick and Lesley McNeish of MPS, volunteered with the Capital Area REACH Program. This small nonprofit focuses on education, mentorship and professional development for low-income students in the Washington, DC area.
Saturday’s event took place in Northwest DC, where volunteers were tasked with painting the interior of Garfield Terrace... +
M Powered Strategies is proud to have been selected as one of the winning candidates for an innovation award hosted by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE), the American Council on Education (ACE), the Lumina Foundation, and Credly.com for Closing the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials. The solution proposed by M Powered Strategies was selected as one of the top three winners out of more than 200 submissions.
M Powered Strategies recently finished a pro bono engagement with The P.E.A.R.L.S. Inc. (Purposefully Empowering and Reaching Little Sisters), a nonprofit based at a school in Prince George’s County, Maryland, which serves girls in grades 3 through 6. In existence since 2011, P.E.A.R.L.S. was experiencing some common nonprofit growing pains, so they came to MPS for help.
Arezu Hadjialiloo, Mariana Enriquez, and Karli Kloss of MPS all share a... +