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Kate Emmons

Department: Consulting Staff

Kate Emmons

Using storytelling to advocate for social change Kate brings her experiences and special talent at writing to TCC, where she elevates the voices of people closest to the issues. She is supporting the Integrated Initiatives team in their Risk to Reason campaign, shifting HIV messaging from a fear-based to a life-affirming framework, prioritizing sexual health. … Continued

Nahima Uddin

Using global experience to solve today’s challenges As a first-generation Bangladeshi, a concern for social justice and the developing world was seeded in Nahima’s childhood, which included travel and a sharpened perspective on cultural disparities.  Nahima is at her best when facing some of the world’s most challenging issues: food insecurity, environmental risk, educational equity, … Continued

Megan Nickel

Managing all parts of the data ecosystem “The only kinds of fights worth fighting are those you’re going to lose, because somebody has to fight them and lose and lose and lose until someday, somebody who believes as you do wins.” – I.F. Stone. In her role as an analyst at TCC, Megan is driven … Continued

Marysol Fernandez Harvey

Synthesizing narrative and data for actionable solutions “Hope, not as a shallow practice of optimism, but as a deep knowledge of possibility and resilience.”—Ricardo Levins Morales”   Marysol is part of several TCC Positive Action initiatives for ViiV Healthcare, and works to support programming and grantmaking. Additionally, she has contributed to the cross-program Reframing Risk … Continued

Jesus A. Barrios

Deploying public health strategies to empower Latinx communities “I tell my students, ‘When you get these jobs that you have been so brilliantly trained for, just remember that your real job is that if you are free, you need to free somebody else. If you have some power, then your job is to empower somebody … Continued

Jennifer Stephens

Galvanizing dialogue among providers and vulnerable communities; amplifying approaches to establish trust and enhance care “They may forget what you said but they will never forget how you made them feel.”—Carl W. Buehner Drawing from her experience working with essential hospitals who provide high-quality, equitable, and affordable care to their communities, Jennifer brings specialized knowledge … Continued

Catherine Ward

Applying qualitative and quantitative analysis to identify effective hypotheses “I’m very conscious of the fact that you can’t do it alone. It’s teamwork. When you do it alone, you run the risk that when you are no longer there, nobody else will do it.”―Wangari Maathai (Green Belt Movement) Catherine’s iterative, people-driven approach enables organizations to … Continued

Yolanlly (Yolly) De La Rosa

Facilitating administrative systems and processes to deliver viable efficiencies “If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded.”—Maya Angelou Yolly possesses the dedication and determination to help others and give voice to the voiceless. At TCC Group, Yolly delivers administrative and operations support as well as core administrative … Continued

Jacqueline Loweree

Guiding partners and communities with evidence-based strategies As an evaluator, Jacqueline advises organizations on how to define their goals, providing them with the tools and evidence they need to make informed decisions. Her multidisciplinary experience—stemming from the academic, nonprofit, and business sectors— pulls together holistic insights that generate both stakeholder and client value. During her … Continued

Helen Sacco

Linking data to holistic, scalable solutions Helen is motivated by using the power of innovation to overcome the barriers caused by inadequate funding. Drawing from her background in social entrepreneurship, impact investing, and nonprofit program development, Helen studies the ways that public and private institutions develop, fund, measure, and analyze comprehensive social impact initiatives. Her … Continued