Kelly Miyamura

Program Officer

Kelly joined the Weinberg Foundation as a program officer in the Hawaii office in 2022. In this role, she supports grantmaking and partnerships across funding areas of Housing, Health, Jobs, Education, and Community Services.

Kelly has worked with public, private, and local nonprofit organizations for over 15 years with a focus on supporting communities to thrive.

 In her previous role, she led strategic planning for a community redevelopment project in Koolaupoko, Oahu, investing in the areas of sustainable agriculture, conservation management, education, and workforce training.

Prior to this, Kelly was the first statewide director of college and career pathway strategies at Hawaii P-20 Partnerships for Education, bringing institutions together to help all Hawaii students succeed in post-secondary education and careers. In this role, and in her previous role as director of the Hawaii state teacher fellows program, she led strategic direction and identified areas of investment for K-12 education and policy change in support of student success. She has worked in every rural and remote community in Hawaii to address equity and access issues and managed local and federal programs to improve career and technical education, work-based learning, early college, and certificate programs in underserved schools throughout the islands.

Kelly holds a bachelor’s degree in urban studies from Brown University and received her graduate training in architecture from U.C. Berkeley. She was born and raised in Hawaii, and currently lives on Oahu with her husband and three children.

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