Kimberly Roberts

Kimberly is a National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) trained social justice educator and facilitator with over ten years of experience leading students and professionals through anti-racism work both at home and abroad. Her passion for racial and gender justice fuels her desire to shape equitable policies through education and advocacy. Although a proud native New Yorker, she has spent much time abroad as a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer working as a community education coordinator and consultant to the Guyanese Ministry of Social Cohesion where she created a curriculum for community and youth leaders to tackle inter-group bias and discrimination. Kimberly also recently completed her second Master’s degree in Public and Urban Policy from the Milano School of Policy, Management and Environment at the New School where she worked on issues of school segregation, the effectiveness of community schools, creating career ladders for social service workers and achieving salary parity for NYC’s early childhood educators. She also participated in the International Field Program where she spent over two months in Cuba conducting qualitative research about race, racism and anti-Blackness in Cuban culture. Prior to becoming a Peace Corps volunteer she was the Director for Multicultural Education at Bronx Community College and Assistant Director for Multicultural Affairs at Columbia University. In addition to the M.S. in Public and Urban Policy, Kimberly also holds a B.S. in Communications from NYU and a M.A. in Education from the University of Connecticut.