Kristi Kimball

Executive Director at Charles & Helen Schwab Foundation

Kristi Kimball

Kristi Kimball

Executive Director at Charles & Helen Schwab Foundation

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Executive Director, Charles and Helen Schwab Foundation

Kristi Kimball is the Executive Director of the Charles and Helen Schwab Foundation. Prior to joining the foundation, she worked as an independent consultant to a number of education funders and ngos on projects including strategic planning and advising, monitoring and evaluation, grant-making support and due diligence, advocacy and policy change work, and grantee network facilitation and support. Her recent clients and partners include: Bay Area Council, Collective Invention, Education Counsel, Education First Consulting, Expeditionary Learning, Foundation Center, Gates Foundation, George Lucas Educational Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, Kabcenell Foundation, Monitor Institute, National Public Education Support Foundation, and Raikes Foundation.

In 2011, Kristi completed an 8-year term as Program Officer at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, where she managed more than $85 million in grants to improve K-12 education in California and nationwide. As part of the foundation's "Deeper Learning" strategy to ensure that all students acquire the higher-order skills needed for success in college, careers and life, Kristi led the Proof Points portfolio. This included investments in a national network of model schools and districts, research and evaluation, and communications work to raise awareness of the importance and effectiveness of deeper learning for all students.

Earlier in her career, Kristi served in the U.S. Department of Education during the Clinton Administration, in the Education Policy Research Center at the Urban Institute, and in the Education Office of the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. Ms. Kimball holds a B.A. from Dartmouth College and an M.P.A. from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University.

Kristi has served on the Boards of a number of nonprofit organizations, including most recently Grantmakers for Education and Envision Education.

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Charles & Helen Schwab Foundation

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363

Number of Boards

3

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Founder at The Charles Schwab Corp.

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Founder at Charles & Helen Schwab Foundation

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at California Charter Schools Association

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President & Chief Executive Officer at California Charter Schools Association

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Executive Director at Bay Area Lyme Foundation

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Managing Director, Schwab Learning at Charles & Helen Schwab Foundation

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Director-Information Technology at Charles & Helen Schwab Foundation

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Director-Research & Special Projects at Charles & Helen Schwab Foundation

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Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer at Acadian Asset Management LLC

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Administrative Director at Charles & Helen Schwab Foundation

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Executive Director at Charles & Helen Schwab Foundation
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BA

Founded in 1769, Dartmouth is a member of the Ivy League and consistently ranks among the world's greatest academic institutions. Dartmouth has forged a singular identity for combining its deep commitment to outstanding undergraduate liberal arts and graduate education with distinguished research and scholarship in the Arts & Sciences and its three leading professional schools—the Geisel School of Medicine, Thayer School of Engineering, and the Tuck School of Business.

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The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs is a professional public policy school at Princeton University. The school has granted undergraduate A.B. degrees since 1930 and graduate degrees since 1948. The School of Public and International Affairs, as it was originally named, was founded at Princeton in 1930, created in the spirit of Woodrow Wilson's interest in preparing students for leadership in public and international affairs.

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Member, Board of Directors
Current

The California Charter Schools Association advances the charter school movement through state and local advocacy, leadership on accountability, and resources for member schools. CCSA is a trusted source of data and information on California's charter schools for parents, authorizers, legislators, the press and other interested groups.

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GRANTMAKERS FOR EDUCATION'S MISSION IS TO STRENGTHEN PHILANTHROPY'S CAPACITY TO IMPROVE EDUCATIONAL OUTCOMES AND EXPAND OPPORTUNITIES FOR ALL LEARNERS.

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TO TRANSFORM THE LIVES OF OUR STUDENTS-ESPECIALLY THOSE WHO WILL BE THE FIRST IN THEIR FAMILIES TO ATTEND COLLEGE - BY PREPARING THEM FOR SUCCESS IN COLLEGE AND IN LIFE.

Political Donations
$200
2008

Former President of United States

$200
2006

MoveOn.org engages in promoting social and civic activities. Its services include education and advocacy on important national issues. The company was founded by by Joan Blades and Wes Boyd in 1998 and is headquartered in Greenbrae, CA.

$250
2005

MoveOn.org engages in promoting social and civic activities. Its services include education and advocacy on important national issues. The company was founded by by Joan Blades and Wes Boyd in 1998 and is headquartered in Greenbrae, CA.

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