Debra Coltoff, Grants Manager

Debra Coltoff, Grants Manager

Debra joins IGNITE National as our first Grants Manager with more than 15 years of expertise in grant writing, technical writing, curriculum writing, and teaching in the Education, Technology, and Nonprofit sectors.

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Welcome IGNITE's 2021-2022 Fellows!

Welcome IGNITE's 2021-2022 Fellows!

From four fellows in 2016 to 30 fellows and counting, IGNITE is thrilled to introduce you to our sixth cohort of fellows. Every year IGNITE recruits a cohort of diverse and passionate women in communities across America and provides them with resources, training, and networks to flex their political power and mobilize women on their campuses and in their communities to become civically engaged. Fellows serve as ambassadors for IGNITE’s mission and vision and play a valuable role in our efforts to spread a national message that it is time for young women to step into political power. 

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Tarri S. Strickland is IGNITE's Midwest Program Director.

Tarri Strickland, Midwest Program Director

Tarri S. Strickland is IGNITE's Midwest Program Director. She is a native of Saint Louis, Missouri and a proud graduate of Lewis University’s Masters of Arts in Organizational Leadership program. She received Bachelor of Science degrees in Urban Planning and Political Science from Elmhurst University.

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Meet Jacelyn, IGNITE's Northeast Program Director

Meet Jacelyn, IGNITE's Northeast Program Director

IGNITE is growing! We're thrilled to introduce you to our new team member, Jacelyn Matthews (she/her). Stepping into the role of Northeast Program Director, she brings over ten years of experience working in program development, mental health, and social services. We sat down with Jacelyn to get to know more about what motivates her.

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