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 3-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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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.

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Jessica Loman

Chief Operating Officer

Jessica is a bridge-builder, strategic leader, community organizer, and operations architect for 10+ years with a focus in education, health, and impact investing. She speaks four different languages with which she has led global communities of impact investors, social entrepreneurs, and students.  Jessica has been actively engaged in the Opportunity Collaboration community since 2014, before assuming the Chief Operating Officer role in the Fall 2022. She also finds great joy as Mama of a toddler, Senior Advisor for JumpScale LLC, and Affiliate for Meridian Institute. Prior to this, she has served as the VP at Jumpcale LLC, Board Member of Conveners.org, Fulbright Scholar in Indonesia, Director at Toniic, and Director at The Future Leaders Institute.

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Tracie Hudgins

Director, Registrations

Tracie has 25+ years of operations, administrative and non-profit experience.  She has enjoyed working with the Delegate community since Opportunity Collaboration’s inception in 2009.  Tracie’s most recent roles include assisting start-up organizations establish systems and processes.  She is also the Operations Manager at Bridging Voice, an organization assisting people with neurodegenerative diseases with their computer access and communication technology needs, and the Operations Manager at Computer Services for the Blind, an organization specializing in electronic braille for the blind. Previously, Tracie was the Operations Manager for MCE Social Capital for 14 years.

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

Jailan
Jailan Adly (she/her)
Managing Director, Good Citizen
Moiyattu
Moiyattu Banya-Keister (she/her)
Chief Branding Officer, WCA Creatives LLC
Taj
Taj Rashad James (he/him)
Director, Full Spectrum Labs
Tanya
Tanya Jaramilla (she/her)
Director of Impact and Operations, Julian Grace Foundation
Rozie
Rozella Kennedy (she/her)
Director of Impact and Equity, Camber Collective
Tatewin
Tatewin Means (she/her)
Executive Director, Thunder Valley CDC
Ruth
Ruth Nyakinyi Kihiu (she/her)
Head of Programmes and Operations, Pastoral Women's Council (PWC)
Beatrice
Beatrice Onyango (she/her)
Manager African Visionary Fellowship, Segal Family Foundation
Nancy
Nancy A. Parker (she/her)
Executive Director, Detroit Justice Center
Babita
Babita Patel (she/her)
Global Storyteller / Photographer / Author
Sujatha
Sujatha Sebastian (she/her)
Sr. Director of Leadership Programs, Justice Funders