People

IISC’s team will help you reach the social justice goals you want to achieve.

Our staff, affiliates and board have experience working in communities, progressive organizations and social justice movements around the world. We understand the challenges you are facing to create lasting change. We bring our skill, experience and passion – and our focus on the lenses of equity and power, networks and love – to your project to help you move forward.  We put together the best team for each project to help you maximize results.

Staff

Ceasar McDowell

President

Allentza Michel

GoBoston2030 Organizer

Andrea Nagel

Senior Associate

Charlie Jones

Support Partner

Christina Savage

Operations Manager

Curtis Ogden

Senior Associate

Cynthia Silva Parker

Senior Associate

Danielle Coates-Connor

Communications Director

Fran Smith

Go Boston 2030 Organizer

Gibrán Rivera

Senior Associate

Ivy Smith

Support Partner

Jen Willsea

Senior Assoicate

Lawrence Barriner II

Communications Associate

Linda Guinee

Senior Associate

Louise O’Meara

Regional Director, IISC Ireland Office

Maanav Thakore

Senior Associate

Maureen White

Go Boston 2030 Campaign Manager

Miriam Messinger

Director of Practice

Mistinguette Smith

Senior Associate

Rox Etheridge

Project Manager

Sara Oaklander

Senior Associate

Sekou Kaba

Finance Manager

Sharon Duffy

Administration Support

Stevie Johnston

Senior Associate

Sydney Rose Leo

Interim CFO

Tiffany Morris

Support Partner

Toni Phillips

Education Associate

Board

Andrew Grant-Thomas

Director of Programs, Proteus Fund

Christopher Harris

Senior Consultant, Norwegian Peacebuilding Centre

Filiz Bikmen

Social Investment and Philanthropy Adviser

Frank Robinson, Ph.D.

Board Chairman, IISC; Executive Director, Partners for a Healthier Community, Inc.

Jamil Simon

Founder and President, Spectrum Media

Jeremy Liu

Principal, Creative Ecology Partners Managing Partner, Creative Development Partners

Linda Stewart

President, Interaction Associates

Affiliates

Ana Perez

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Andria Winther

Senior Consultant - Affiliate

Bruce Truitt

Senior Consultant

Glenna Gerard

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Gregory Pehrson

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Kena (Eugenia) Acuña

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Kiara Nagel

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer and Content/Project Manager

Kristen Ehlman

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Linda Gonzales

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Louise DeIasi

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Madeline McNeely

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Madison (Matt) Thompson

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Marianne Hughes

Senior Consultant/Founding Executive Director

Michael Premo

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Nancy Brodsky

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Nene Igietseme

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Nijmie Dzurinko

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Paul Cello

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Philip Abrams

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Sauda Burch

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Shoshana Cogan

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Susan Mooney

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Susan Naimark

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer