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Board Member, Impact Committee Chair

Debleena is a nonprofit development professional, writer, and educator, with an academic postgraduate background in culture and communication. She was born in India and educated at Calcutta University before pursuing further research at the University of South Carolina and Univerity of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

She began her nonprofit career in San Diego in 2014 by ‘accidentally’ volunteering for an immigration law firm, and moving on to work in several program roles where she enjoyed connecting good ideas to people and making systems work better. She is interested in social innovation as a means to conflict reduction and extends her vision and passion to a private practice of the creative arts.

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