About Us - Opportunity Collaboration
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The Opportunity Collaboration is a global network of leaders dedicated to building sustainable solutions to poverty and injustice. We annually convene a 4-day collaborative summit that is uniquely designed to help you forge alliances and advance your organization’s social impact initiatives.

Management Team

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Jorian Wilkins

Chief Operating Officer

After beginning her career as a strategy consultant with Bain & Company and earning her MBA from Stanford University, Jorian launched her first social venture, a civic club in Boulder, Colorado self-sustained by members hosting hundreds of cultural and educational community events. While becoming a mother to three sons, Jorian lived in Mexico, managed the #1 All-Inclusive Luxury Resort in the U.S., and eventually settled in California. She is proud of her last decade as COO of Opportunity Collaboration, building an impact network that contributes to social and economic justice around the globe.  Jorian also works locally with over 500 of her small business neighbors, as the Executive Director for the Downtown Association of Santa Cruz.


Topher Wilkins

Chief Executive Officer

Topher has been convening and connecting people for the purposes of social change for 15+ years, starting at the Highland City Club, a membership community of 300 change-makers in Boulder, Colorado. He managed Dunton Hot Springs, one of North America’s top all-inclusive resorts and retreat centers, and founded Conveners.org, a group of 150+ impact conferences and accelerators. Topher now leads the Opportunity Collaboration’s global network of 2,000+ nonprofit executives, for-profit social entrepreneurs, grant-makers, impact investors, corporates, media and academics building sustainable solutions to poverty and injustice.

Every year I attend, I have an absolutely amazing week with tangible resources, both professionally and personally. This year was no exception. - EJ Jacobs, Program Director, Nduna Foundation, USA

Advisory Council

Britt Yamamoto
CEO & Co-Founder, Perennial
Diana Samarasan
Founding Executive Director, Disability Rights Funds
Fred de Sam Lazaro
Correspondent at PBS NewsHour-Director, Undertold Stories Project
Gregory Hodge
Consultant, Khepera Consulting
Jackie VanderBrug
Managing Director, Head of Sustainable and Impact Investment Strategy, Merrill and Bank of America Private Bank
Jan Piercy
Senior Advisor, Enclude
Mark Muckerheide
Associate Vice President, Market Based Approaches, CARE
Marty Cordes
Co-Founder, Cordes Foundation
Mary Hedahl
Head of Philanthropic Partnerships, The Global Fund to End Modern Slavery
Randall Kempner
(former) Executive Director, ANDE
Ron Cordes
Co-Founder, Cordes Foundation
Sakena Yacoobi
Founder & Executive Director, Afghan Institute of Learning
Sam Vaghar
Executive Director, Millennium Campus Network
Sarah Borgman
Director, Skoll Community & Convenings, Skoll Foundation
Sherri Pittman
Principal, Being Human
Twesigye Jackson Kaguri
Founder & CEO, The Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project