The Impact Hub team is made up of unique individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds including government, corporate, finance, nonprofit, startups & more. Our diverse perspectives and experience are united by a common thread of passion & belief in our ability to accelerate positive social & environmental impact.



Jan Baker

Jan Baker is an entrepreneur who believes that doing good and making a profit are not and should never be mutually exclusive.…

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Marc Carr

Marc’s passion for social justice and entrepreneurship has led him to work on civil rights campaigns in the deep south and …

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Marlies Analbers

As a strategic organizer, creative problem solver and mindful team leader, Marlies promotes structured approaches to systems …

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Melissa Kanaya

Melissa was born and raised in Seattle, Washington and came to Washington DC in 2005. She has spent most of her career in th…

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Alicia Vaz

Brand strategist and co-founder of Thinkory, Alicia builds challenger brands of social good to help transform lives.

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Vega Subramaniam

Vega is a career coach for for social justice activists and allies. She specializes in career transition, leadership, and int…

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Ritza Yana

Ritza Yana is a bilingual strategic consultant with several years of experience in corporate communication, public relations …

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Gabriel Asheru Benn

Gabriel “Asheru” Benn is a Peabody Award winning, International Hip-Hop artist, and veteran educator of 20 years. He is a…

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Taren Stewart

After receiving a Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts, Taren took a dive into being a freelance designer of all mediums. She's…

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José Caicedo

As a seasoned designer, José believes in the power of authentic dynamic relationships rooted in trust and cooperation. In hi…

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Brandon Luong

Brandon is the Chief Strategy Officer of Wetogethr, and a community builder in the DC tech and startup ecosystem. As a divers…

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Mariela Martínez

Mariela Martínez is a creative problem solver known for facilitating relationships across teams and networks to help them tr…

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Cortni Grange

Cortni Grange is an eclectic businessman with a passion for uplifting humanity along the way. Cortni lives by the ideal that …

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