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Food for Thought: 6 Charlotte events you should consider this week

From professional networking to design thinking, this week’s list of self-development events has something for everyone.


NetworkNite Speed Networking Event For Charlotte Business Professionals
FireWater Restaurant & Lounge, 8708 JW Clay Boulevard
Speed Networking works a lot like speed dating, but without the dating. A structured opportunity to meet accomplished professionals just like yourself, face to face, one business professional at time. More info.


Design Thinking for Innovative Problem Solving Workshop
Wake Forest University – Charlotte, 200 N. College Street
At the end of this session, you will have an understanding of how to use design thinking methods in your current role or your business. More info.


Nurturing Opportunity from the Start: The Critical Importance of Early Child Care and Education
Midwood Cultural Center, 1817 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205
Anyone who is concerned about the current state of early education, or who is interested in the results of the latest research on this topic, is encouraged to come out. More info.



Literacy Matters
Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1000 E. Morehead Street, Charlotte, NC 28204
Join Munro Richardson, executive director of Read Charlotte, local author Helen Kimbrough and MeckMin for a discussion on the importance of literacy. More info.

Habitat Charlotte’s “Building Futures Symposium on Affordable Housing”
CPCC’s Dale F. Halton Theatre, 1206 Elizabeth Ave.
In light of Charlotte’s affordable housing crisis and barriers to upward mobility for those born into generational poverty, Dr. Tererai Trent from Zimbabwe, will address the role of affordable housing in advancing a just society. More info.


Shaping Our Cities Through Urban Design
Charlotte Trolley Powerhouse Studio, 1507 Camden Road, Charlotte
Join Charlotte Planning Director Tai Jaiyeoba and Atlanta Commissioner of Planning and Community Development Tim Keane as they share and discuss how urban design shapes their cities. More info.

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