Nate Bae Kupel
Nate Bae Kupel, MSW is the Associate Director, New England for the Institute for Nonprofit Practice (INP), a Tufts affiliated management and leadership certificate program for nonprofit and public sector professionals and executives. Mr. Kupel oversees the recruitment, enrollment, admissions and program management for INP’s certificate programs in Boston, Lowell/Merrimack Valley, Cape Cod and Islands, as well as in Providence, Rhode Island. Prior to INP, Nate worked at Crescendo Consulting Group as the Director of Digital Marketing and as a Senior Consultant, where he worked with clients in healthcare on community health needs assessments and other digital marketing and communications projects. Before Crescendo, Mr. Kupel was the Associate Director of the Academy for Transformation at YouthBuild USA, an international youth empowerment and workforce development nonprofit in Somerville, MA where he managed technical assistance and trainings for over 200 Department of Labor funded YouthBuild grantees across the country.
Nate has also worked for the Institute for Asian American Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston where he authored a report on the state of the Korean Americans and a report on Asian Adoptees in the Commonwealth. While at the Institute he also produced a nationally syndicated, award-winning Asian American public radio pilot called, As I Am: Asians in America hosted by Helen Zia. He was also an Assistant Producer for Commonwealth Journal, a Massachusetts public affairs radio program at WUMB Radio. Nate was also an anti-racism trainer with the Asian American Resource Workshop (AARW) Sticky Rice Project.
Mr. Kupel currently serves as a board member of the Greater Malden Asian American Community Coalition (GMAACC), a nonprofit organization dedicated to addressing the needs of Asian American residents in the Greater Malden area. Nate served as the President of Boston Korean Adoptees, Inc., and served as a board member of the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Association for Social Work Groups. He received a BA in Sociology and has a Certificate in Asian American Studies from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and an MSW from Simmons College.