Kimberly Haskins joined Barr as a senior program officer in 2003. She currently supports Barr’s Sector Effectiveness efforts, focusing on the leadership and informed decision-making segments of the portfolio. As part of this role, she manages the Barr Fellowship. Prior to this, Kim managed the Foundation’s grantmaking in early education for more than a decade and also managed a broader portfolio that included charter schools, experiential education, and K–12 district investment.
Kim previously served as a senior director for the United Way of Massachusetts Bay, where she managed a team of staff and volunteers responsible for annual investments in community-based organizations. She was also an auditor for the Bank of Boston (now Bank of America).
Kim currently serves on the Advisory Committee for the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care and the Steering Committee of the Early Childhood Funders Collaborative. Personally, Kim has been a longstanding board member and past treasurer for NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts. She also serves on the board of the Pro-Choice Massachusetts Foundation.
Kim holds an M.B.A. and a certificate of nonprofit management from Boston University’s School of Management and a Bachelor of Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.