Ivanna Gonzalez works as Project Coordinator for Blueprint NC, supports partners in testing Blueprint's racial equity and collective impact organizing principles through issue-based campaigns and pilot projects. She is interested in designing authentically democratic processes in our collective work. Ivanna was previously a college outreach coordinator for the Common Cause NC HBCU Student Action Alliance. She has a degree in political science and public policy from UNC-Chapel Hill.
Bridgette manages the NC Center's learning opportunities, including webinars, workshops, and special projects. She also supports many of the Center's collaborations with capacity-builders and partner nonprofits. She has more than two decades of nonprofit experience serving as a board member, executive director, fundraiser, program manager, and volunteer. Bridgette earned her bachelor’s degree from Rhodes College, her master’s from the University of Memphis, and a nonprofit management certificate from Duke University. She loves living in Raleigh with her partner, their two children, and their goofy rescue beagle.