Taina McField, Deputy Director



Taina McField ((preferred pronouns:  she, her, hers) is the Deputy Director of CoLab. In this capacity, she oversees program development, working to ensure strategic alignment and execution across CoLab’s diverse projects throughout the Americas. 

Before coming to MIT, Taina was a Program Officer at the Nathan Cummings Foundation where she focused on economic and racial justice, Taina gave CoLab its first grant.  Taina brings extensive experience in program development and operations,  cultivating and supporting social justice organizations, and also working with large institutions, including universities. She has deep knowledge of philanthropy.

Taina will be working from CoLab’s NYC office until the summer, when she will transition to the Boston area.