Past work

Organizational Development

Strategy. Compliance . Project management . Finance systems .

Updated compliance and admin systems for international growth

Goal Work closely with Executive Director on optimizing and creating efficient systems for administration, compliance, growth, and fundraising that position the organization to grow internationally. Content Optimize organizational finance systems, including administration, fundraising, reporting, and maintenance Conduct research and provide recommendations for transition to global organizational structure Pilot project management ---

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Created clear organizational brand positioning

For the past 5 years, Benji has been working in close collaboration with the Executive Director to form a clear public identity and provide targeted written materials and consulting services. He has conducted literature reviews, edited a book and several articles, and designed and set up a trilingual website. Create ---

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Launched all organizational infrastructure for startup nonprofit

Role: Executive ManagerClient: Startup social justice nonprofit organizationDates: February 2020 – Present Goal This role focuses on creating and implementing the systems, processes, and management tools necessary to professionalize the organization, galvanize productivity, and catalyze growth. Content Create project management infrastructure and processes Develop and manage organization-wide work plan Manage meetings, monitor ---

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Learning Experiences

Hands-on workshops . Co-design sessions .

Created custom collaboration tools for staff-driven program design

Event: 4-hour gatheringRole: Presenter and FacilitatorClient: Small Christian humanitarian NGO, New Hampshire, USAAudience: 3 key staff of organization Dates: 2018 Consultation content Presentation about participatory development: What is the theory and research supporting a participatory development approach for community development? Facilitation of discussion: Does leadership believe the NGO should adopt ---

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Facilitated Young professionals Visioning Day

Event: 3-hour personal visioning and goal-settingRole: Workshop creator and facilitator, “Visioning Day”Client/Audience: Young professionals, Cambridge, MA, USADates: March 2018 (4 participants)December 2017 (2 participants)April 2017 (2 participants) Goal The “”Visioning Day”” is a time for young professionals to tell their personal story to each other in a fun, safe, relaxed ---

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Led 3-week intensive “Entrepreneurship in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)”

Event: 3-week project-based intensive course about entrepreneurshipRole: Lead teacher, “STEM Entrepreneurship”Client: Boston Leadership Institute, Boston, MA, USAAudience: High school studentsDates: July 2019 (15 participants)July 2018 (9 participants)July 2016 (19 participants) Goal The goal of this summer course was to get high school students excited and equipped to start a company ---

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Organized “Justice and the Christian Church”

Event: 2-hour interactive discussion about corruption and the churchRole: Workshop designer and facilitator, “Justice and the Church”Client: The Faith and Public Integrity NetworkAudience: 60 nonprofit practitioners at the Micah Global Consultation, Manila, PhilippinesDate: September 2018 Goal The goal was for participants to 1) reconsider corruption as a complex phenomenon, encompassing ---

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Led “Hands-on Introduction to Solar Technology”

Event: 1-hour hands-on introduction to solar technology (4x)Role: Workshop creator and Lead trainer, “Solar tech workshop”Clients: Resonant Energy, Codman Academy, Epiphany School, and Second Church, all located in Dorchester, MA, USAAudience: 8-20 high school students per sessionDates: Four sessions spread throughout spring 2018 Goal These short after-school sessions were hands-on ---

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