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    What’s up this week in career-enhancing, learning and networking

    This week, you can get get tipsy on innovation, or just on beer and wine. This week features drunk product-testing, various networking meetups, and data analytics workshops. Let us know if you end up learning (or sipping) at one of these events at

    Monday, Oct. 2

    Emerging leaders in the nonprofit industry: Come chat with various young leaders in the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program. Members of the BHCHP Staff will share their initiatives with various health care problem areas, including the opioid crisis and HIV/AIDs. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Cambridge Innovation Center, 1 Broadway, Cambridge. Free.

    North End networking: Meet small-business owners, entrepreneurs, and professionals at an open networking event. 6 to 9 p.m., Bricco Ristorante, 241 Hanover St., Boston. Free.


    Career fair for techies: Professionals interested in joining the tech industry are invited to attend a workshop and job fair. The Startup Institute will host a variety of learning sessions, ranging from the basics of LinkedIn to how to evaluate an offer before accepting a job position. 4:30 to 8 p.m., Cambridge Innovation Center, 50 Milk St., Boston.

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    Open project night: Learn about various projects and initiatives happening around Boston, in an open networking event. Various groups are expected to be in attendance, ranging from the DIY Data Art Project to BostonSpeaks Pitch Night. 6 to 9 p.m., Impact Hub, 50 Milk St., Boston.

    Tuesday, Oct. 3

    A career that fits: Learn how to be a dynamic designer and further build your career in the fashion business in a free workshop. 6 to 7:30 p.m., Boston Public Library, Copley Square, 700 Bolyston St., Boston. Free.

    Ever heard of BostonTweet?: Join a fireside chat with Tom O’Keefe, also known as @BostonTweet. O’Keefe has a large online presence with his Twitter, and also co-founded charitable startup Flutter. 6 to 7:30 p.m., Central Bistro, 34 Summer St., Boston. Free for members of the Rotary Club of Downtown Boston, $20 for general admission.

    Boston’s angels: The Capital Network is hosting an informational workshop featuring Boston’s top angel investors. Entrepreneurs should expect to learn how to apply and pitch for funding. 8:45 to 11 a.m., LearnLaunch, 281 Summer St., Boston. Free for The Capital Network members. $25 for students, $35 for general admission.

    Wednesday, Oct. 4


    How to succeed in the film industry: Learn how to start your own film and media production company by attending an expert panel and workshop. independent filmmakers, producers, and startup production teams are invited to attend. 6 to 9 p.m., Cambridge Innovation Center, 1 Broadway, Cambridge. $25 for members of the Massachusetts Production Coalition, $35 for general admission.

    Skip the sad desk lunch: Attend a Learn N Lunch session and “rewire your brain.” Attendees should expect to get tips on how to bring together their mind, body, and emotions to achieve goals. Lunch will be provided. 12:30 p.m., WeWork Fort Point, 51 Melcher St., Boston. Free.

    How to Google: Attend a class on Google Analytics, a free tool for measuring Web traffic. Students will have the chance to learn the basic terminology and mathematical formulas used by Google Analytics and how to create automated alerts and scheduled reports. Wednesday, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., General Assembly, 125 Summer St., Boston. $75.

    Meet small networking groups: Join an open house featuring small networking groups from various industries. Meet a new group to join, or create your own. Coffee and light breakfast will be served. 8 to 9 a.m., Cambridge Savings Bank Newton Centre Branch, 739 Beacon St., free for members and non-members.

    Thursday, Oct. 5

    ezCater’s recipe for success: Learn how Boston-based startup ezCater grew to be the largest office catering system in the United States. Professionals from the company’s business and development team will host a panel discussion on growth, and networking opportunities will follow. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., WeWork, 31 Saint James Ave., Boston. Free.


    Talk data to me: Learn from Datawatch’s Chief Product Officer, Jon Pilkington, on how to get the most out of data. Topics expected to to be covered include data socialization, as well as data curation and management. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., General Assembly Boston, 125 Summer St., Boston. Free.

    Calling all Jewish business owners: Attend a networking meetup for Jewish professionals in Greater Boston. 6 to 9 p.m., Lansdowne Pub, 9 Lansdowne St., Boston. Free.

    Drunk user-testing: You read it right, it’s exactly that: Appcues is holding a party featuring various companies that need users to test their products. Tipsy testing is encouraged, but sober feedback is also welcome. Keytar Bear will be in attendance. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., The Hatch Fenway, 401 Park Drive, Boston. $8.

    Friday, Oct. 6

    Mornings are for the marketing tactics: Boston’s marketing professionals are invited to attend a networking event to share ideas and tips. 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., General Assembly, 125 Summer St., Boston. Free.

    Spend the day at Impact Hub: Attend a day of panel conversations, networking, and tours centered around productivity and social change. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Impact Hub Boston, 50 Milk St., Boston. Free.

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