Working at a Nonprofit Should Be as Cool as Working at Google

Undo the stigma around a career in philanthropy and pave a new way forward for future generations

When I first told people I was pursuing my nonprofit full time after graduation, the common response was: “Why would you want to work for a nonprofit? You won’t make any money.” I usually replied: “It’s not about the money. I’m doing this to change lives.” Though I tried to brush it off, the thought always stuck in my head as to why this was the reaction I received.