A former teacher turned lobbyist, Kimberly has spent her career dedicated to social justice. Her work has driven critical policy change to improve the lives of nearly 30 million children and families across the globe. As DC Action for Children's executive director, she has set a vision to achieve race equity in child policy; and is ramping up the organization's resources, human capital, and networks to break down structural barriers that stand in the way of all kids reaching their full potential.
Prior to DC Action for Children, Kimberly founded two global, social enterprises; served as founding director of DC Hunger Solutions; vice president of the Clinton Foundation's Alliance for a Healthier Generation; co-creator of Girl Up; and executive director of DC Vote. She’s also been an advisor to campaigns, foundations and organizations on issue-based advocacy, citizen engagement, and social impact.
Kimberly holds a bachelor’s degree in child psychology, a master’s degree in urban education, and in 2017 earned an executive leadership certificate from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business Executive Education.
Kimberly serves on the Board of Directors of the Congressional Hunger Center and the DC Community Housing Trust.
When she’s not working, you can find her at home perfecting recipes, producing documentaries, salsa dancing, or on a hiking trail.
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