As the inaugural Executive Director of the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (PACS), Kim Meredith has been responsible for strong financial performance and organizational growth. Ms. Meredith joined in July 2009 and one year later she led the team to acquire the Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR). Ms. Meredith brings dynamic and innovative leadership as a savvy non-profit leader to implement the mission of PACS and SSIR.
Ms. Meredith engages scholars, practitioners and leaders in inter-disciplinary research to explore ideas for social change. She serves a unique role by bridging research-to-practice towards informing philanthropy, nonprofit practice, policy and social innovation.
Prior to joining the PACS organization, Ms. Meredith served as the Chief Development Officer for Planned Parenthood Federation of America in New York City. Before joining PPFA, Ms. Meredith served for nine years as the Chief Operating Officer at Planned Parenthood Golden Gate in San Francisco. Meredith launched her business career in corporate America at AT&T for 10 years.
Meredith currently serves on the Board of Directors of the George Lucas Education Foundationand the Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund known as SV2. Ms. Meredith graduated from Stanford University with a B.A. in Economics.