Douglas Ely

Change Manager, Changemakers
Douglas is the Talent Manager, where he manages recruitment, team development and operations. He's excited to continue building Ashoka as the employer of choice for changemakers everywhere. Doug is originally from Toledo, Ohio and has called Boston, St. Louis, and Jerusalem home prior to spending the past three years in Washington, DC. He has previously been a middle school science teacher with Teach For America, community service program manager and a grassroots organizing consultant. He loves to travel, tries to save the environment, eats vegetables, plays basketball and tennis, runs for miles, loves Boston, snaps photos, cooks, tells stories, and aims to live energetically and enthusiastically.