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Who is Tessa?

March 20, 1981 - February 1, 2006

Tessa served as a volunteer for The Peace Corps Agency, a United States Government program, which provides social and economic assistance to the world. She was stationed in the South Pacific country of The Kingdom of Tonga.  Tessa died from a shark attack while serving the village of Tu'anuku, Tonga. 

Ways We Support Communities
Current Initiatives

Tessa Foundation Talks
A talk show weaving ageless conversations that engage creative, inclusive, innovative and collaborative themes around local and global politics, environmental stewardship, human rights, relational philosophy and the arts. This talk show will be led by the Tessa Foundation board of directors. 

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