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Kim Kucinskas

Technical Director, Organizational Transformation, US Humentum

Kim Kucinskas is the Technical Director, Organizational Transformation at Humentum. She helps individuals and organizations on a journey towards greater equity identify,  understand, and operationalize transformation.

She is the Project Director of the TIME (Transforming INGO Models for Equity) initiative, a case study in action of power shift. Kim’s priority is to support individuals to be more effective in their work and organizations to be prepared for the future. To achieve results, she creates connections between strategy and practical operations by building networks, facilitates co-creation, and supports organizations through consultancies.

Kim began her career in international development through her work with Total Control of the Epidemic (TCE) in Namibia. She received her undergraduate degree in anthropology from American University and later earned a Master of Science in international relations from University College Dublin. She is PMD Pro 1 and 2 certified. Kim lives in Washington, DC with her husband, two small children, dog, and feral cat.

Published content:
Rethinking partnerships for locally-led development (April, 2024)
Operationalizing Locally-led Development: Cultivating a Healthy Global Development Ecosystem (April, 2024)
Compensation is a visible manifestation of (in)equality. So, how do we do it? (March, 2024)
Shifting the power and breaking norms (December, 2023)
Navigating collective transformation: four hard-won lessons from a year of TIME (November, 2023)
Nonprofit operations can be a driver of transformation (October, 2023)
Opinion: Equitable development — aspiration or actuality? (Devex, 2023)
Equitable Development Through Operating Models (October, 2022)
Opinion: INGOs are making real power-shifting changes. Now what? (Devex, 2022)
Opinion: Benchmarking race, inclusion, and diversity in US dev orgs (Devex, 2021)
One INGO’s Journey to Work Themselves Out of a Job (November 19, 2021)