Who We Are

ThinkGive is a volunteer-driven organization with people passionate about making kindness actionable and meaningful to young people.

Our mission is to inspire young people to use kindness to engage with their world.

Team

Penny Austen, Executive Director and co-founder at the ThinkGive Project.
Penny Austen
Executive Director
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Sean Melia, program coordinator at the ThinkGive Project.
Sean Melia
Program Manager
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Kate Good, marketing manager at the ThinkGive project.
Kate Good
Marketing Manager
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Kimone Simpson
Business Development Associate
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Board of Directors

Penny Austen, Executive Director and co-founder at the ThinkGive Project.
Penny Austen
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Susan Bacher
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Amy Bell, a director for the board at the ThinkGive Project.
Amy Bell
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Jennifer Clarke, a director for the board at the ThinkGive Project.
Jennifer Clarke
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Christine Kielar, a director for the board at the ThinkGive Project.
Christine Kielar
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Dennis McCollum, a director for the board at the ThinkGive Project.
Dennis McCollum
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Junior Advisory Board

Sophie Lewis
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Chalyssa Robinson
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Julia Williams
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Heather Hannon
Heather Hannon
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Julie Destine
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Shoshi Gordan
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Kiara Tan
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Advisory Board

Justin Cameron
Principal, Concord Middle School
Laurence Constable
Managing Member, Kiplin Capital, LLC
Molly Constable
Co-Founder, ThinkGive
Jen Cort
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, + Justice Consultant
Nicole Dorn
Management and Strategy Consultant
Tara Edelman
Consultant
Rachel Kramer, Ph.D.
Pediatric Psychologist
Stacey Smalley
Director of Leadership Dev, Cohen Camps
Liza Snell
Brand Strategy Consultant
Polly Vanasse
Teacher
Kim Walker
Director of Faculty Support and Professional Development, Shady Hill School
Allison Webster
Head of School, Dedham Country Day School

Teacher Advisors

Phyllis Buckley
St. Andrew’s School, RI
Jeanne Cannarella
The Advent School, MA
Christine Denaro
Carlisle Public School, MA (retired)
Peggy Dettlinger
University Liggett School, MI
Aleza Elles
Pleasant Knoll Middle School, SC
Tobey Eugenio
Our Sisters' School, MA
Mimi Gleason
Carlisle Public School, MA
Kate Golden
Peace Valley Charter School, ID
Bridget Hanks
Manzanita School, CA
Reenie O'Brien King
YSC Academy / Scattergood Ethics, PA
George Langdon
Shady Hill School, MA
Susan Lewis
Nashoba Brooks School, MA
Drew Mackay
The Beauvoir School, DC
Katie Mosca
Our Sisters' School, MA
Kara Morton
Shady Hill School, MA
Jannette Moya
LEAP Innovations, IL
Marie Nagode
Dedham Country Day School, MA
Anna O'Brien
Pleasant Knoll Middle School, SC
Danielle Passno
The Browning School, NY
Eliza Perry
St. Anne's Episcopal School, CO
Jennifer Putnam
Carlisle Public School, MA
Linda Rapciak
The Meadowbrook School, MA (retired)
Katelyn Rapoza
Our Sisters' School, MA
Jon Smith
Willard Elementary School, MA
Sam Starr
Gildersleeve School, CT
Chaitali Thakar
Meadowbrook School, MA

Interested in joining our team? We want to hear from you!

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