In “Using Volunteer Opportunities to Drive Forward Your Career” panel session at the Grace Hopper Celebrtion, the panelists made their great points that volunteering can help to
- know yourself and others better
- increase self confidence
- add experience
- gain technical skills
- expand connections
According to the US Department of Labor, over 25% of people volunteer to make a positive difference in causes they are passionate about.
Volunteering is a win-win situation.