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Kim Allen

Executive Director

Kim heads up the institute’s signature scholarship program, which provides a world-class, transformative scholarship experience for undergraduate and graduate students of Kenan-Flagler Business School. She comes to the institute from UNC’s Carolina Center for Public Service.

Kim has more than 20 years of leadership experience in education, community engagement and nonprofit management in organizations such as UNC-Chapel Hill, the NAACP and the Martin Luther King, Jr. History & Public Policy Center, where she served as executive director.

She holds a doctorate in cultural anthropology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Bachelor of Science in Education and Social Policy from Northwestern University.