Our Network

Our network is comprised of sector experts and rising stars with knowledge and capabilities in the areas listed below and more—a diverse community of professionals with shared values and a deep commitment to social progress.

Our Team | Our Alumni


Our Team

Strategy & Management Consultants, Subject Matter Experts, Researchers & More

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Kevin Aguilera

Education: B.A. in Economics from Stanford University

Recent projects include: The James Irvine Foundation, First and Always Melanin, Community Works West

 
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Levi Bain

Education: B.A. in Law & Society and Culture & Deviance Studies from CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Recent projects include: Buck Institute for Education, New American Leaders, Heising-Simons Foundations

 
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Taunya Black

Education: M.A. in Counseling Psychology from The California Institute of Integral Studies; B.A. Urban Studies/Dance at Barnard College, Literature; B.A. Creative Writing at SUNY: Empire State College

Recent projects include: The James Irvine Foundation, The Bridgespan Group

 
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Alyssa Bryson

Education
Masters in City Planning from MIT; BA in Political Science and International Studies from Northwestern University

Recent projects include
Ayuda Legal Puerto Rico

 
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Fi Cheng

Education: MBA from the Yale School of Management and a B.A. in Anthropology from Johns Hopkins University

Recent projects include: Quickbooks, financial systems/processes

 
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Jean Cooper

Education: MBA from Lokey School of Business & B.A. in Government from Mills College

Recent projects include: Buck Institute for Education, Emerald Cities Collaboration, MIT CoLab, Memphis Public Library and Information Center, Buffett Early Childhood Institute

 
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Nchedochukwu Ezeokoli

Education: MPH student in Global Health at Emory University Rollins School of Public Health; B.S. in Science, Technology, and Society from Stanford University

Recent projects include: Millennial Action Project and MIT CoLab

 
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Jackie Fishman

Education: Pursuing an MPA at NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service; B.A. in English and Economics from Binghamton University

Recent projects include: Millennial Action Project

 
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Warner Fite

Education: MPA from NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service; AB Magna Cum Laude in Economics from Princeton University

Recent projects include: Millennial Action Project, New American Leaders, Emerald Cities Collaboration, The Bridgespan Group, Education Through Music

 
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Imara Jones

Education: MSc in Economics from The London School of Economics; AB in Political Science, Columbia University

Recent projects include: The Bridgespan Group, MIT CoLab, FAAM

 
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Esther Kim

Education: B.A. and two Master’s degrees in Environmental Engineering and Technology Policy from Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Recent projects include: The James Irvine Foundation, CFLeads, The San Francisco Foundation, New Profit

 
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Carolyn Laub

Education: B.A. in Cultural Anthropology from Stanford University

Recent projects include: Espacios Abiertos, CNE, Northern California Grantmakers

 
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Michaela Leslie-Rule

Education: MPA & MPH from University of Washington; BFA from New York University, Tisch School of the Arts

Recent projects include: First and Always Melanin (FAAM)

 
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Rita Louh

Education: MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business; B.A. from Harvard University

Recent projects include: The James Irvine Foundation, CFLeads, The San Francisco Foundation, PolicyLink, Canal Alliance, NCG

 
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Tia Martinez

Education: JD from Stanford Law School; Master in Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley Goldman School of Public Policy; AB in History from Harvard University

Recent projects include: Heising-Simons Foundation, Peter Kiewit Foundation

 
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Meredith McManus

Education: B.A. in Asian Studies from Sewanee: The University of the South

Recent projects include: Operations, contracts, team building and timeline management

 
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Lindsay Miller

Education: Oxford MBA as a Skoll Scholar in Social Entrepreneurship

Recent projects include: Heising-Simons Foundation, The Bridgespan Group, Community Works West, Greater Milwaukee Foundation, Buck Institute for Education, New Profit

 
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John Newsome

Education: MA in Modern Thought & Literature, MBA and B.A. in Spanish Literature, from Stanford University

Recent projects include: Open Society Foundations, Centro Para Una Nueva Economia (CNE), MIT CoLab, the San Francisco Foundation

 
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Rafael Olivares

Education: Pursuing a B.S. in Business concentrating in Finance and Economics from NYU Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Minor in Computer Science from NYU College of Arts and Sciences

Recent projects include: MIT CoLab, Ayuda Legal

 

Julia Paris

Education: Pursuing a B.A. in Public Policy from Stanford University

Recent projects include: Coro Northern California

 
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Nicholas Pez

Education: Pursuing a B.A. in Economics and Urban Studies at Stanford University

Recent projects include: Center for a New Economy, Open Society Foundation

 
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Tom Pyun

Education: Degrees from Vassar College and Columbia University

Recent projects include: GLIDE Memorial Church & Foundation, The San Francisco Foundation, CF Leads

 
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Camille Ramani

Education: M.A. in International Affairs from Columbia University; Certificate in non-profit Management from The Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; B.A. in Third World Studies from University of California, Berkeley

Recent projects include: The Children’s Council, Community Housing Partnership

 
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Igor Rubinov

Education: PhD in Anthropology from Princeton University; MA from Clark University; BA from Cornell University

Recent projects include: MIT CoLab, PBLWorks, Open Society Foundation, Ayuda Legal, Northern California Grantmakers

 
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Eiko Sugano

Education: MPH from UC Berkeley School of Public Health; B.A. in Molecular Biology from Princeton University

Recent projects include: Espacios Abiertos

 
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Justin Smith

Education: Ph.D. student in Behavioral Sciences and Health Education at Emory University; MPH in Health Behavior from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; AB in Sociology from Brown University

Recent projects include: Listen For Good, GLIDE Memorial Church & Foundation, New Profit

 
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Benjamin Weil

Education: MA in International Affairs from Columbia University; B.A. in International Relations & French from San Francisco State University

Recent projects include: The James Irvine Foundation, Memphis Public Library, CFLeads (Community Foundations Leading Change)

 
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Kimberly Wicoff

Education: M.B.A. from Stanford University; B.A. in Anthropology from Princeton University

Recent projects include: Buck Institute for Education

 

Our Alumni

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Naomi Andebrhan

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Lianna Brenner

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Sarah Cargill

 
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John Collins

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Brian Elliot

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Iquo Essien

 
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Evan Fisher

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James Edward Hill III

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Khadija Jahfiya

 
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Maricel Jiménez

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Kaitlyn Jong

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John Knox

 
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Serene Lau

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Jasmin Matos

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Azra Rehan

 
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Abigail Stewart-Kahn