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Debika Shome

Department: Affiliate

Debika Shome

Mobilizing diverse audiences and tackling complex issues Inspired by Frederick Douglass’ famed statement, “If there is no struggle, there is no progress,” Debika is committed to partnering with clients who share her passions for innovation and impact. Debika’s multidisciplinary approach to her work enables her to mobilize diverse audiences around a common goal, and subsequently … Continued

Kate Locke

Harnessing the power of evaluation to advance learning and strengthen impact “Never a failure, always a lesson.”—Robyn Rihanna Fenty Kate’s approach to her work at TCC is informed by her background in qualitative and quantitative research as well as her experiences working and volunteering with underserved populations since she was in her early teens. Kate … Continued

Samantha Hackney

Understanding and empowering communities for self-sustaining change Guided by the conviction that a more just and equal society will only be possible if those closest to the problems are at the forefront of making the change, Samantha partners with clients to advance and scale social impact through targeted capacity building, and by facilitating intercommunity dialogue … Continued

Melinda Fine, Ed.D.

Aligning strategy, learning, and collaboration to foster lasting change “Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?”―Mary Oliver, The Summer Day A mission-driven philanthropy strategist and thought leader, Melinda is inspired by people and communities that bring the power of strategic smarts, collaborative will, and compassion to … Continued