Program Officer, Special Projects
Kelly Born is a program officer responsible for a portfolio of grants that fall under Special Projects.
Before joining the Hewlett Foundation, Kelly worked as a strategy consultant with the Monitor Institute. She also has extensive experience consulting with both the government and private sectors. In addition to her experience as a consultant, Kelly has worked with Ashoka in Peru, the World Bank’s microfinance group CGAP in Paris, Technoserve in East Africa, and both The Asia Foundation and Rubicon National Social Innovation in the Bay Area. She also guest lectures for UC Santa Cruz’s course on Women and Development.
Kelly earned her B.A. in business with a minor in economics from Pepperdine University, where she graduated Valedictorian. She received her M.A. in International Policy Studies from Stanford University.