Updated: Sep 2, 2021
Indigo Innovation Group | Speaker guest at WWBC 2020 Conference
Tracey Greene-Washington is the President of Indigo Innovation Group, a consulting firm dedicated to serving as a strategic thought-partner, advisor and consultant to philanthropic and nonprofit organizations committed to accelerating change through system-level approaches, equity, and strategic collaboration. In addition to this role, she is the Founder of CoThinkk, social change philanthropy committed to shifting the economic mobility, health, education, and leadership narrative of communities of color in Western NC through strategic investments, network-building, and civic discourse. Throughout her nineteen-year career she’s led high-level initiatives that address complex issues and gained a reputation as an innovative leader that is committed to partnering with organizations/communities to be more impactful by targeting systemic change, taking risk and accelerating efforts at the intersection of community economic development, health and education.
Mrs. Greene-Washington most recently served as the Director of Special Initiatives for the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, leading its two long-term place-based initiatives Healthy Places NC- focused on improving the health of 10-12 rural counties and Great Expectations-an early childhood initiative in Forsyth County. Prior to joining the Trust, she served as a Program Officer at the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation leading efforts to address the statewide racial and gender wealth gap; Program Officer and Director of Learning & Evaluation for the National Rural Funders Collaborative focused on rural community transformation; and Director of Technical Assistance, Training & Policy with the South Carolina Association of Community Development Corporations where she supported 45 community development corporations throughout the state.
Mrs. Greene-Washington currently serves on the board of the NC Early Childhood Foundation, Education NC, North Carolina Center for Public Policy Research and is the former Board Chair for the Center for Leadership Innovation and Vice Chair for the Southern Rural Development Initiative. She is a native of Asheville North Carolina and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and Master of Social Work degree from the University of South Carolina.