National Program Director, Hunger Volunteer Connection
DeShele Dorsey-Taylor is National Program Director for Hunger Volunteer Connection. DeShele is a trusted advisor in the philanthropy and fundraising fields. With more than a decade of experience and successes, DeShele leverages her practical and theoretical expertise to support corporations, philanthropies, and nonprofits in the planning, development, and execution of outcome-centered initiatives that address social change. She has provided counsel to Fortune 500™ companies as a consultant and division leader for the corporate practices at TCC Group and Changing Our World. In 2013, she established Dorsey Impact Solutions to help organizations achieve greater impact through solution-focused community engagement efforts. DeShele currently serves as the National Program Director for Hunger Volunteer Connection, an initiative started by the ConAgra Foods Foundation, which leverages the expertise of six national nonprofits to transform the hunger volunteering landscape. The initiative drove over 500,000 volunteer hours into the space in less than two years and continues to build the capacity of organizations to engage more volunteers while inspiring individuals to pursue skills-based anti-hunger volunteer projects. DeShele oversees the operations of the initiative including communications, partner stewardship, and measurement.