Dr. Kimberly Walker
Director of Diversity, Equity, and InclusionCompany: Arabella Advisors
Role: Session Presenter
2021 Conference Session:
Identifying and Managing Power Dynamics for Deeper, More Impactful DEIB Work
Dr. Kimberly (Kim) Walker is the director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Arabella Advisors, a philanthropy-serving organization with five offices across the United States. In this role, she manages Arabella’s internal DEI strategy and works toward a more diverse staff, a more inclusive culture, and a more equitable future.
Her work prior to this was focused on capacity-building, both as an external consultant to communities and organizations working on homelessness and other social issues, and working internally with organizations on learning and development. She has previously worked with FSG, the Urban Institute, CSH, and the National Alliance to End Homelessness.
Kim has a master’s in urban planning from UCLA, a master’s in organization development from Bowling Green State University, and a PhD in leadership and change from Antioch University. In her free time, Dr. Walker is an avid marathon runner, traveler, and reader. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, she now lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband, Markus, and golden retriever, Jones.