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Trish Tchume

YNPN National
After almost eight years of engaging with the network as a volunteer,Trish Tchume is proud to be serving as the first-ever Director of YNPN National. Prior to becoming Director of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN) in 2011, Trish served  as Director of Civic Engagement for the Building Movement Project  (2008-2011) and as a Campus Organizer, a Community Outreach Manager, and the Director of Training for Idealist.org (2004-2008), all following years spent doing community development work via city government and academia.  Over the years, Trish has received a number of awards and recognitions for her engagement of young nonprofit professionals including her selection for the inaugural class of Independent Sector NGen Fellows in 2009.  Trish equally credits her rich Jesuit education, her strong Ghanaian roots,  and a severe case of middle child syndrome for her commitment to engaging as many people as possible in the important work of building a just and equitable society.