Debate Spaces

Debate Spaces is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit committed to connecting and empowering middle schoolers worldwide by leveraging the power of debate to foster critical thinking, cultural empathy, and civic engagement. 

Jan 09, 2022  
$70,000 - $85,000 yearly
Debate Spaces is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit committed to connecting and empowering middle schoolers worldwide by leveraging the power of debate to foster critical thinking, cultural empathy, and civic engagement. We are seeking our first full-time Executive Director (“ED”) to spearhead our work, bring our life-changing content to more students around the globe, and develop a sustainable fundraising model. Debate Spaces (DS) was founded in 2016 when co-founder Matt Summers created a space for middle schoolers to come together across the gaping social and economic divides in Stellenbosch, South Africa. Students were empowered to have critical conversations, learn important debate and advocacy skills, and build friendships. When Matt returned to the United States in 2017, co-founder Tessa Holtzman formalized Debate Spaces as a non-profit, bringing together students from across the greater Boston area. In 2020, Debate Spaces moved fully virtual , allowing us to...
Debate Spaces Remote (Boston, MA, USA) Full-Time