In her role as Senior Strategic Advisor, Hope is responsible for refining and helping EII to realize its strategy. Hope brings 15 years’ strategy experience to this role. Prior to EII, Hope was a founding Partner at Camber Collective (formerly Hope Consulting), a social sector strategy consultancy. Hope helped to build Camber into a 35-person firm with world-leading clients, a diversified revenue base, and resilient internal processes and systems.
At Camber, Hope provided strategic advisory to a wide range of clients, including multi-laterals, bi-laterals, leading foundations, nonprofits, corporate initiatives, and consortia. In this work, Hope helped clients understand the needs of the people they serve, prioritize opportunities to create unique value within their sectors, crystallize their purpose, and ensure alignment of strategy and organization to serve that purpose. Hope also built the firm’s reproductive health and behavior change practice, advising clients and coalitions on how to shift their policies, programs, and organizations to meet human needs more effectively. Hope’s work on this and other topics has been cited in numerous media outlets, including The Economist, The New York Times, The Guardian, Time, and others.
Before Camber, Hope spent 3 years at Marakon Associates, a boutique strategy firm. At Marakon, Hope advised leadership of Fortune 500 healthcare, hospitality, and retail companies on growth strategy. Before that, Hope was a consultant at the World Bank, contributing to design and supporting management of a $270M portfolio in French-speaking Africa. Early in her career, Hope was a field coordinator with the International Rescue Committee in Burundi and a Peace Corps community health volunteer in northern Cameroon. She holds an MPA from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University and a BA from Pomona College with distinction in major. Hope is a proud member of the Leap Ambassador community, working to strengthen nonprofit effectiveness.