DC Central Kitchen
Kimberly Brown, Chief Program Officer at DC Central Kitchen, has worked to provide educational opportunities for youth and adults for over 15 years. She began her career as a faculty member teaching immigrants and English language learners at Montana State University and the University of Maryland, then moved to Montgomery Community College where she developed specialized employment-focused curricula and programs for immigrants, refugees and other underserved and marginalized populations including victims of human trafficking, victims of domestic violence, survivors of torture and trauma, displaced youth, and returning citizens. Her areas of expertise include workforce development and continuing education, career pathways, and accelerated and contextualized programming. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Linguistics from the University of Montana, and an M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Maryland.