President and CEO
Kimberly George is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Project Guardianship. She brings experience in nonprofit fiscal management, strategic partnership building, program development, board and volunteer recruitment, communications, and fundraising to Project Guardianship.
Previously, Kimberly served as Executive Director of Rebuilding Together NYC, a nonprofit that provides programming to improve health, housing, and economic opportunities for low-income New Yorkers. During Kimberly’s tenure, the organization’s budget grew by more than 2,000%.
Prior to Rebuilding Together NYC, Kimberly served as Executive Director of the Greater Brooklyn Health Coalition providing community organizing to meet the challenges faced by Brooklyn’s public health system and increase access to resources. Kimberly also served as Program Director at CAMBA leading efforts to address socioeconomic determinants of health and reduce health disparities.
Kimberly was an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Public Health at Long Island University teaching their Capstone Seminar on health disparities. She has been published in several public health journals and served a two-year term on the Board of the Public Health Association of New York City. She received a Community Partner Recognition Award from the Brooklyn Office of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the Public Health Community Award from the Public Health Association of NYC.
Kimberly has a Master’s degree from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. Prior to her work at Columbia University, she served as Program Director at the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding and developed programming aimed at promoting cultural competency in workplaces, law enforcement, and healthcare. Kimberly has wide-ranging experience including designing and implementing training curricula for executives of Fortune 500 corporations and large non-profits, healthcare facilities, and the NYPD. She coauthored the book Religion in the Workplace and coordinated and wrote for Routledge’s Encyclopedia of Globalization.
Kimberly earned her Bachelor’s degree at the University of Rochester, where she majored in religion and assisted the Dean in teaching on theories of religion and religious diversity. She also studied at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and participated in an archeological dig with the Israeli Antiquities Authority.