Kellogg Foundation Announces Addition of AmeriCorps Alumnae to Staff
Wednesday, October 29, 2008
Posted by: Greg Heinrich
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation has announced the selection of AmeriCorps alumnae Lisa Flick Wilson as one of three new program directors. Lisa Flick Wilson will join the Foundation as program director in Civic and Philanthropic Engagement. Her work will focus on increasing engagement across and within diverse communities to strengthen vulnerable children, families and communities.
As a program director, Flick Wilson will hold responsibility for leadership and vision in program conceptualization, design, planning, management, coordination, communication, evaluation, policy, and learning from programming efforts.
Lisa Flick Wilson is vice president of Affiliate Advancement at Points of Light Institute & HandsOn Network in Atlanta, GA, where for the past 10 years, she has held a variety of program direction roles within the organization, and more recently has directly lead the partnership with an Affiliate network of 300 affiliates worldwide. Prior to joining the HandsOn Network team, Wilson completed a Coro Fellowship in Public Policy, and before her fellowship, served as an AmeriCorps Member for two years with HandsOn Atlanta. Since 1993, she has been involved in HandsOn Atlanta as a volunteer project and citizen academy leader, completing more than 10,000 hours of service and leading more than 200 projects. Wilson is an active AmeriCorps Alum, who continues her commitment by serving as a regular volunteer, mentor and AmeriCorps program trainer and advisor.
Wilson obtained her bachelor's degree in anthropology and psychology from Emory University in Atlanta, GA in 1996.
Established in 1930, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation supports children, families and communities as they strengthen and create conditions that propel vulnerable children to achieve success as individuals and as contributors to the larger community and society. Grants are concentrated in the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the southern African countries of Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland and Zimbabwe. For further information on the Foundation, please visit http://www.wkkf.org/