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).
Personally, Kim has been a longstanding board member of the Pro-Choice Massachusetts Foundation and she previously served on the board of NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts.
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.