Deborah is a Ringgold, Georgia native who has lived in Atlanta since her freshman year at Oglethorpe University in 2004.
In July of 2011 Deborah left to spend ten months living and working in Hyderabad, India as a fellow for the IDEXFellowship in Social Enterprise program. The IDEX Fellowship offered her the opportunity to tangibly contribute to a developing social eco-network and expand her knowledge of cross sector solutions to obstacles challenging quality education in low-income regions.
In addition to her field placement in Hyderabad, Deborah had the opportunity to work as a lead coordinator alongside Hand of Hope to execute a TOMS Shoes Giving Event providing over 2,000 shoes to children.
Deborah also took the lead on social media and web communication efforts for a Hyderabad based non-profit, VOICE 4 Girls, which tackles gender equality issues through the usage of a gender empowerment focused summer camps in low-income areas of India.
Since her return in 2012 Deborah has worked as the Operations and Event Coordinator at Land of a Thousand Hills Coffee Co, an Atlanta based socially-minded coffee company working to restore lives in Rwanda.
Over the past year she has focused her efforts with Wellspring Living, and organization serving women and girls who are survivors of sexual abuse and exploitation through therapy, life skills training, and mentorship.
Deborah also offers organizational consulting services to non-profits and small start-ups who are looking for insight into creating systems and process to better serve their targeted demographic.
Deborah resides in Vinings, Georgia with her husband Jerome and their two dogs, Oliver and Loial.
Three phrases to describe Deborah: Spry, Spunky, and Unashamedly Organized
Molly graduated from Georgia Tech in 2010 with a B.S in Science, Technology and Culture and a minor in Sociology. She joined the CARE for AIDS team in July of 2013 as the Operations Director and is currently transitioning into the Community Relations Director role as the team expands.
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