Taina McField

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 is an educator by training and brings extensive experience in program development and operations, cultivating and supporting social justice organizations, leadership development, and also working with large institutions, including universities. 


Areas of Interest
Civic Participation, Climate Change, Community Development, Community Planning and Economic Development, Economic Development, Environmental Planning, Gender Studies, Government, Housing Development, Prototyping, Safety, Social Equity, Social, Inclusion, and Diversity Planning, Urban Design