Our Team

Discover the people, teams, and funders behind the Grand Challenge.

The AWHA STAFF Team

Director
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Fun Fact: Megan is an enthusiastic, if novice, sailor

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Director Grand Challenge
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Fun Fact: Pumpkin Spice lattes forever.

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Associate Director, Public Policy
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Fun Fact: Jared is a 4th generation, avid Chicago Cubs fan

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Communications Officer
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Fun Fact: Baked macaroni and cheese is LIFE.

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Director of Data Strategy
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Fun Fact: Margaret enjoys baking treats for other people.

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GRAND CHALLENGE FACULTY & STAFF

Youth Collaboratory
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Youth Collaboratory
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JonRah Consulting Partners
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True Colors United
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Fun Fact: Twiggy has been in the ballroom community for 15 years.

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JonRah Consulting Partners
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National Youth Forum on Homelessness.

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JonRah Consulting Partners
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Fun Fact: In 2019 Jonathan toured through 5 countries in Africa to perform music from his freedom song album titled “The Black Joy Experience”

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Community Solutions
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Fun Fact: Jake has visited all seven continents!

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ICF

Fun Fact: Niki has over 15 years’ experience reading tarot cards.

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True Colors United
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Fun Fact: From 2010- 2012 Christa lived in Rural China as a Peace Corps volunteer where she learned how to use chopsticks like a pro!

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Youth Collaboratory
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Fun Fact: Both grandfathers were chiefs so that makes her african royalty.

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National Youth Forum
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Community Solutions
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Fun Fact: Beth is an 8 on the enneagram!

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National Youth Forum on Homelessness.

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Fun Fact: Phoebe is an amazing vocalist.

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National Youth Forum on Homelessness

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Fun Fact: Terrance is one of 9 siblings.

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CSH

Fun Fact: Jamerson has no skills that would make him an asset during the zombie apocalypse.

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CSH
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Fun Fact: Derek spent a semester studying in Indonesia.

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National Youth Forum on Homelessness
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Fun Fact: Hablo has trekked to Everest and through the Himalayas

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Grand Challenge Funders

Thank you to our funders. With your support, Grand Challenge communities are empowered to end youth homelessness for youth of color and LGBTQ youth, setting the path to ending homelessness for all youth.

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Megan Gibbard Kline

Director, A Way Home America
206-605-5044
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Sarah Mikhail

Director, Grand Challenge
347-404-2096
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