Trish Adobea Tchume is a first generation Ghanaian-American, a social and racial justice advocate, facilitator and trainer. She is proud to be the Director of Liberatory Leadership Practice and the Sterling Network Organizer for the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation. As the Director of Liberatory Leadership Practice, Trish works closely with the other organizations of the Liberatory Leadership Partnership to explore, define, and support approaches to leadership development and organizational capacity building that prefigure a world where all of us can thrive. In her role as Sterling Network Organizer, Trish directly supports the Sterling Network NYC to build the necessary culture and analysis to imagine and collectively work toward a more racially just and vibrant New York City. She brings to her role a deep reverence for the transformative power of networks and a breadth of experience growing and organizing them from former roles as the executive director of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network, the network organizer for Within Our Lifetime: A Network to End Racism, the director of civic engagement for the Building Movement Project, and her most recent role as the director of leadership development at the Center for Community Change. Trish is Brooklynite, a proud auntie, a beach devotee and is fortunate enough to devote her volunteer time to the board of Change Elemental, the Central Brooklyn Food Coop, and is a trainee with Ancient Song Doula Services.
Trish holds a Masters in Education and has been published in the Huffington Post, the Stanford Social Innovation Review, the Nonprofit Quarterly, and many other publications.