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About

Pollen helps people break down barriers to build better connected communities. Founded in a belief that connecting is about more than exchanging business cards, we share the stories behind individuals, turn opportunities into realities, and champion getting off the couch to learn about the world.

News

A Better Content Rocket Ship
January 22, 2016

New functionality and design on PollenMidwest.org makes it easier to contribute, discover, and share opportunities from your community.

Events

Drink for a Cause
NorthGate Brewing | 783 Harding St NE Mpls, MN 55413
June 08, 2016
A social event for Pollen's founding supporters and friends. This is a free event; RSVPs are appreciated.

Photos by Hlee Lee

Work Redux brings together hundreds of women spanning diverse backgrounds to reimagine the future of the workplace. This event sparked a much needed conversation about how we use our voice in formal spaces to express our points of view, garner respect, and influence the world.

At #LikeABoss | "Authentic" Pollenites explored what it means to fit in, who's defining it, and what some of the biggest bosses around are doing to design truly inclusive workplaces where people can actually be authentic.

Photos by Hlee Lee

Work Redux brings together hundreds of women spanning diverse backgrounds to reimagine the future of the workplace. This event sparked a much needed conversation about how we use our voice in formal spaces to express our points of view, garner respect, and influence the world.