Debika Shome

Debika Shome

Senior Consultant

Debika Shome brings a diverse background in capacity building, technology development, social impact measurement, and strategic communication to her work at TCC Group. She has over eighteen years of experience working with nonprofits, foundations, academic centers, corporations and government agencies interested in building, amplifying and understanding their social impact. Past clients include the Ford Foundation, MTV, DARPA, B Lab, and Free Press.

Municipalities: The Missing Link To Social Sector Capacity Building

When it comes to capacity building, my colleagues and I have seen a noteworthy increase in municipalities interested in strengthening the social sector at the local level. Capacity Building 3.0 – TCC Group’s collaborative approach – calls for elevating the capacity of all players in the social sector to achieve greater impact. If we consider which players have the greatest potential reach and influence to lead in capacity building, why has so little attention been directed at municipalities? Continue reading