OpenSource Leadership Strategies, Inc.

762 Ninth Street, #534
Durham, NC 27705



The OpenSource Team

Our team is intentionally diverse by race and ethnicity, class background, gender and sexual identity, spiritual tradition, professional field/discipline, and language proficiency. OpenSource is a minority- and woman-owned company led by:

gita headGita Gulati-Partee, Founder and President

Gita brings expertise in asset-based methods of inquiry and engagement,organization and network development, adaptive leadership and change, strategy, and advocacy. Prior to founding OpenSource, she served as Public Policy Director with the NC Center for Nonprofits and as a Program Officer with The Cleveland Foundation. Gita has published books and articles on advocacy, philanthropy, nonprofit management, education, and racial equity.

Marisol Marisol Jiménez McGee,
Lead Consultant

Marisol brings expertise in participatory evaluation, community-based change, adult learning, and advocacy.  Prior to joining OpenSource, she served as the Advocacy Director for El Pueblo, Inc., a statewide public policy and immigrant advocacy organization where she was awarded the ACLU Frank Porter Graham Advocacy Award. She teaches graduate classes in community practice and critical race analysis at NC State University. 

All OpenSource engagements are negotiated and led by Gita.  Depending on the nature and scope of the engagement, we partner with a diverse, dynamic, and highly skilled network of consultants.