Kimberly C. Brooks
Kimberly Brooks is the founder of Project Engine, a consulting firm that drives critical initiatives for leaders of companies and nonprofit organizations. She regularly partners with CEOs and executive directors to analyze problems, create strategic solutions then works across an organization to implement an operational plan.
Previously, Kim established the strategic initiatives group within Mars, Incorporated, one of the world’s largest food companies. Prior to Mars, Kim served as Chief of Staff at the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW), driving plans to expand ICRW’s donor base and implement a series of organizational transformations required by the economic downturn of 2008.
In this capacity, Kim was ICRW’s first Director of Partnerships, designing corporate programs to reach women and girls in developing countries.
Kim also served as a manager in the Social Sector Office of McKinsey & Company and built a research organization for the Pew Charitable Trusts. She began her career working on crisis communications and public affairs at Hill & Knowlton.
Kim holds a Masters of Public Policy from Georgetown University and a Bachelors of Science in Sociology from Barnard College at Columbia University. She has also completed a program in International Management at the University of Oxford.