About Rebecca


Collective Impact Leader

Summary

Creative, strategic, systems-minded social worker and project manager with 12+ years of domestic and international work experience.

Career Overview

A clinician, strategist, collaborator, team builder, and lifelong learner; specializing in training, mentoring, and supporting collaborations between a diverse array of local, state, regional, and national stakeholders (such as child welfare, law enforcement, nonprofit organizations, and faith and community partners).

A relationship and solution focused leader with an emphasis on culturally aware community engagement, striving to ensure active participation, ongoing evaluation and professional development in all projects and roles.

Education & Training

Masters in Social Work, 2008

Bachelors in Psychology, 2006 / Concentration in International Development

TEFL Certificate, 2015

Skills

  • Cultural Humility
    • Lived and worked in England, Thailand, and the United States
    • Actively builds relationships with those with unique, personal experience with various cultures and cultural groups
  • Relationship Focused
    • Development
    • Team Building
    • Management
  • Leadership
    • Collaborative
    • Decisive
    • Creative problem solving
    • Systems thinker with direct work experience
  • Communication
    • Written – blogs, newsletters, formal messaging
    • Verbal – media interviews, meeting facilitation, presentations and training (in person and virtual)

Background / Experience

Rebecca is a social worker who worked in child protection, child abuse prevention and family support in the United States and England. Rebecca then spent a year in Bangkok working with an anti-human trafficking Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) as a social worker providing victim focused outreach, case management for those leaving trafficking and seeking safety, and partnership development with other NGOs and government organizations.

Most recently, Rebecca has lived and worked in New Hampshire with the New Hampshire Human Trafficking Collaborative Task Force.

Driven by the desire to improve systems by shifting from reactive, temporary solutions to real, lasting solutions which enable vulnerable people and communities to access resources, autonomy, dignity, and the type of justice they desire, on their terms. At The Root LLC focuses on agencies, projects and services that prioritize prevention and early intervention, providing holistic support to children, families, and communities.

Mission Statement of At The Root LLC

to do better earlier in the lives of vulnerable children and families

thus reducing opportunity for and impact of adverse childhood experiences

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