Tessa Durham

Development and Executive Assistant



Tessa joined the Children’s Law Center as the Development and Executive Assistant in November 2021. She works closely with the Development team as well as with the Executive Director Judith Sandalow. Prior to joining the Children’s Law Center, Tessa interned with a nonprofit focused on improving education in rural Uganda through sustainable, community-led initiatives. She graduated from Appalachian State University in December of 2020, and during her senior year completed a thorough honors capstone project on the impact of fast fashion in Bangladesh. In college, she also spent a summer interning in Comas, Peru, working with a youth ministry.

Appalachian State University, BA, Global Studies