Chief Operating Officer, Atlas Corps
Kelly is the COO at Atlas Corps, which is an international community of non-profit leaders and organizations that promote innovation, cooperation, and solutions to address the world's 21st century challenges. She is dedicated to strengthening the sector and building the capacity of mission-driven organizations to achieve their goals. As Director of Organizational Development with the National Multicultural Institute and an independent consultant, she helped approximately 40 public, private, and social sector organizations advance their missions by leading initiatives to strengthen operations,enhance capacity, and improve cultural competency. Her previous positions include: Program Officer for the Institute of International Education’s Investing in Women in Development fellowship program; AmeriCorps*VISTA with Survivors of Torture, International; and Research Assistant of the Instituto de Estudios de la Mujer, UNA in Costa Rica. Kelly is an avid community volunteer, and holds voluntary leadership positions with the Baltimore-Washington Racial Diversity Collaborative and YNPNdc’s Board of Directors. She also founded the Committee for Social Justice and Public Safety in London, was an ESL Instructor, and served as Educational Advocate for the Sudanese Refugee Network in San Diego.