The Goldin Institute is staffed by a diverse group of talented and committed individuals around the world working towards a common goal of creating real local and global change rooted in the power of communities determining their own futures.

Our team

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Founder and Chair
Board of Advisors
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Executive Director
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Director, Chicago Peace Fellows
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Senior Advisor, Communications
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Global Research Fellow
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Global Alumni Coordinator
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Strategic Development
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Mission Accounting
Accountant
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Development Consultant
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Team Coordinator
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GATHER Design Team
Senior Technology Advisor
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GATHER Design Team
Senior Advisor for Curriculum Design
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GATHER Design Team
Technical Support Lead
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Co-Facilitator, Global Alumni Network
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DePaul University
Senior Advisor, Gather
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DePaul University Egan Center
Senior Advisor, Gather
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MIT
Senior Advisor, Gather
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UCLA
Senior Advisor, Gather
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GATHER Design Team
Senior UX Advisor
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GATHER Design Team
Curriculum Design
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Princeton Fellow 2021
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Gather Fellow, Tanzania
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Gather Fellow, Colombia
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Gather Fellow, Ethiopia
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Gather Fellow, Somalia
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Gather Fellow, Haiti
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Gather Fellow, Liberia
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Gather Fellow, Kenya
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New Vernon Wealth Management
Board of Advisors
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CEO, QuesTek Innovations
Board of Advisors
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UCLA
Board of Advisors
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Goldman Sachs
Board of Advisors
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Founder and Executive Director, Mindfulness Leader
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SF Investments
Board of Advisors
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HRC Roofing
Board of Advisors
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Frankel Family Foundation
Board of Advisors
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Schoenberg Finkel Beederman Bell and Glazer LLC
Board of Advisors
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Aspen Leadership Group
Board of Advisors
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Skoll Foundation
Board of Advisors
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GATHER Design Team
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GATHER Design Team
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Director, Bullying Prevention Awareness 365
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Organizer, Southeast Youth Alliance (ASE)
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Vice President, Monticello Block Club
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Founder and CEO, The Alliance 98 (TA98)
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Executive Director, Greater Roseland Chamber of Commerce
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Program Manager, Alliance of Local Service Organizations (ALSO)
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Founder and CEO, Mothers On a Mission
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Founder, FOUS Youth Development Services
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Co-Founder, The Original Sixty Fourth Street Beach Drummers
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COO, Marillac St. Vincent Family Services
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CEO, Greenleaf Motivation, Inc.
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Pastor, North Lawndale Community Coordinating Council
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Chief Executive Director, B.Fli Productions
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CEO, Talk2MeFoundation
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Community Engagement Associate, Obama Foundation
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Executive Director, Project Education Plus
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Block Coodinator, 1400 & 1500 North Long Block Club
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CEO, The Brown House Experience
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Executive Director, CHI-RISE
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Executive Director, Chasing 23 Youth Empowerment Group
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Founder / Iya, Wrap Your beYOUty Movement
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Founder, Earl's Garden Mae's Kitchen
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President and CEO, ABJ Community Services
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Founder and Executive Director, Strive and Restored Hope
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President and Co-Founder, Chicago Eco House
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Founder and CEO, Firehouse Community Arts Center
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Co-Founder, Purpose Over Pain
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Founder and CEO, Nehemiah Trinity Rising
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Youth Development Coach, UCAN
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Founder and Executive Director, One For One Chicago
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Executive Director, Global Girls
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Founder, Sustainable Options for Urban Living
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Executive Director, South Side Jazz Coalition
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Executive Director, Girls Like Me Project
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Founder, Mr. Dads Fathers Club
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Founder and Executive Director, Future Ties
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Executive Director, Port Ministries
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Director of Violence Prevention, Breakthrough Ministries
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Executive Director, Love, Unity & Values Institute
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Co-Founder, Permaculture Chicago Teaching Institute
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Co-Founder and CEO, GAP Community Center
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Chicago Peace Fellow
Little Village
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Chicago Peace Fellow
Bronzeville
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Chicago Peace Fellow
Bronzeville
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Chicago Peace Fellow
Englewood
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Chicago Peace Fellow
West Town
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Chicago Peace Fellow
Auburn Gresham
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Chicago Peace Fellow
Back Of The Yards
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Chicago Peace Fellow
East Garfield Park
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Chicago Peace Fellow
Austin
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Chicago Peace Fellow
Roseland
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Chicago Peace Fellow
Washington Park
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Chicago Peace Fellow
South Chicago
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Chicago Peace Fellow
Woodlawn
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Chicago Peace Fellow
South Shore
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Chicago Peace Fellow
Humboldt Park
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Chicago Peace Fellow
New City
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Chicago Peace Fellow
West Englewood
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Chicago Peace Fellow
West Pullman

Leadership for Community Driven Social Change

In this video companion to our Summer 2014 Newsletter, we feature highlights of the Institute's latest project work in building grassroots partnerships for global change. From Colombia to Gulu to Zanzibar and back to our home office in Chicago, check out this brief video and catch-up with us!

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The Goldin Institute is developing a tablet-based mobile learning platform to train grassroots activists in Community-Driven Social Change tools. This innovative course will be built for the iPad with the instructional materials and interactive capacity built in to the device as a way to overcome the digital divide that limits many leaders in our network.

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