Nathaniel James is adept at developing and implementing strategies that leverage social capital – community, collaboration, and partnership – in other words: people power. Nathan has held many job titles: field manager, coalition campaign coordinator, community engagement specialist, and executive director. He has worked in youth programs, electoral and policy campaigns, and open source projects. Clients and employers have included City Year, WashPIRG, MoveOn, Greenpeace International, Microsoft, the Media and Democracy Coalition, OneWebDay, and Mozilla. To explore new innovations in philanthropy, Nathan founded the Seattle chapter of the Awesome Foundation. Most of his work has focused on multi-stakeholder, inter-organizational collaborations.
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