Kippy Joseph

Climate Resilience Lab

Associate Director, Strategy, Rockefeller Foundation

Kippy Joseph works on innovation at the Rockefeller Foundation, supporting an integrated approach of grant-making and internal capability-building. She came to the Foundation in early 2010 from the UK’s Young Foundation, which focuses broadly on social innovation by conducting research, consultancy and incubation. At the Young Foundation, Joseph led the education portfolio, capitalizing an education innovation fund and developing a new network of small innovative schools across the UK. Having started her career in the US, she has also directed several New York City youth programs in partnership with under-served local communities and public schools. Joseph is a trained facilitator of large and small groups, and has consulted to many NGOs and foundations on strategy and program development.