Executive Director, Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society
As the inaugural executive director of the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (Stanford PACS), Kim Meredith has been responsible for strategic leadership, strong financial performance and consistent organizational growth, including scaling the Stanford PACS budget twelve times in five years through expansion of research and programmatic initiatives. Meredith joined in July 2009, one year later led the team to acquire the Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR), and in 2012 launched Stanford PACS programs at the Stanford Center at Peking University. Meredith brings dynamic and innovative leadership to implement the mission of Stanford PACS and SSIR. Prior to joining Stanford PACS, Meredith served as the chief development officer for Planned Parenthood Federation of America in New York City. Before joining PPFA, she 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 ten years. Meredith serves on the board of directors of the George Lucas Education Foundation – illuminating what works in education; board chair of Essential Access Health – awarding Title X women’s health funds in the State of California; and a recent six year board term on Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund (SV2). Meredith graduated from Stanford University with a B.A. in Economics. In 2005, she received a fellowship to the Stanford Graduate School of Business Executive Program for Nonprofit Leaders.