Organization Type: Individual

TGTHR / Emma McKay

Emma is the Data Coordinator for TGTHR – a nonprofit in Boulder that is building a movement that galvanizes communities, empowers young people, and puts an end to youth homelessness. TGTHR runs several programs for young people experiencing homelessness in Boulder County (including 3 street outreach programs, an overnight and daily drop in emergency shelter,… Read more »

Deena Duwaik

Deena Duwaik is currently pursuing her MPA with hopes of becoming a private sector executive. She identifies as a Middle Eastern woman and has lived/ worked in countries around the world. She has a passion for women and refugees, in particular the policies that directly impact them, and currently works at an anti-hunger nonprofit which… Read more »

Melissa Krug

Melissa Krug works with nonprofits, organizations, and businesses to carry out qualitative research projects for market research, organizational culture, or evaluative purposes. With a focus on linguistic analysis, Krug takes a detailed view of conversations, printed content, and social media to make recommendations to improve internal and external discourse, reduce miscommunications, and streamline community access… Read more »

Kate Lapides-Black

Kate Lapides-Black is a longtime professional visual journalist and photography educator with a focus on humanitarian issues with twenty years of contract work for numerous non-governmental organizations, including Save the Children, the International Rescue Committee and ReSurge International in Africa, Central and South America, and rural and indigenous communities in the U.S. For the past… Read more »

Katherine Labombarde

Katherine Labombarde is currently pursuing her MA in International Development with a certificate in Global Environmental Change and Adaptation from the Korbel School. She has five years of experience working in monitoring, evaluation, and learning across several sectors (agriculture and food security, health, WASH, environment, education). Labombarde is interested in programmatic research, policy, and global… Read more »

Doug Vilsack

Doug currently serves as Assistant Director for Parks, Wildlife and Lands for Colorado Department of Natural Resources, assisting the Executive Director on wildlife, lands and recreation related issues and working with the Directors of the Colorado Parks and Wildlife and State Land Board to achieve their missions. Prior to joining DNR, Doug was the founding… Read more »

Jamie Hansen

Jamie is the former Community Concierge for the Posner Center, and continues to volunteer his time in a supporting role for Communications and Development. He travels often as a musician, student of the world, and all around history dork. 

Andrea Nelson Trice

Andrea earned her doctorate in Higher and Adult Education from The University of Michigan and worked for several years as a faculty member at Purdue University. Over the past two decades she has gained experience as an internal and external evaluator, nonprofit board member, consultant, and author. Her consulting and evaluation work with nonprofits and… Read more »

Sandy Zook

Sandy Zook is an Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado Denver’s School of Public Affairs. She received her Ph.D. from the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University and her MPA from the University of Kansas. Zook’s research is focused on civil society development, nonprofit financial management and social entrepreneurship– domestically… Read more »

Maeva Ekoua

Bilingual and highly accountable professional with six years of professional experience in effectively providing administrative and operational support to humanitarian programs in Africa (most recently in Nigeria) remotely and in country. Strong command of financial management, human resources, and administrative supervision, as well as programmatic implementation and security management. Collaborative leader with proven ability to… Read more »

Sharon Davis

Sharon Davis is a consultant who is passionate about leading strategic transformation, capacity building, and development within advocacy organizations to ensure sustained effectiveness.

Tom Coogan

Finance & HR Coordinator for MSF (Doctors Without Borders) and ACF (Action Against Hunger) on 11 assignments between 2005 and 2015. Currently a Para Educator at Sobesky Academy, a Jefferson County school for emotionally-challenged students. Also involved in international business between 1980 to 2004.

Matthew Bravo

As an international development practitioner, Matthew Bravo has worked extensively in rural community development in Africa and South America. By building reciprocal partnerships with NGOs, universities, government agencies, and community leaders, he has engaged in numerous community initiatives focusing on women’s empowerment, sustainable farming, HIV/AIDS prevention, social entrepreneurship, and social movements. Currently, Bravo is approaching… Read more »

Gretchen King

Gretchen King has 12 years of experience in international development policy, communications, and research with specializations in locally-led development, and democracy and governance. She also has experience in political economy, systems thinking and community engagement approaches. Ms. King has conducted evaluations/assessments of international non-governmental organization (INGO) programming as it relates to policy influencing with host… Read more »