Vice President, Social Impact
Kristen Molyneaux leads the Social Impact team for Lever for Change—an affiliate of the MacArthur Foundation— which provides programmatic and technical support to applicants and grantees.
Kristen was previously the Senior Program Officer for the Foundation’s100&Change initiative, a competition for a single $100 million grant to help solve a critical problem of our time. In this role, Kristen co-developed, designed, and launched the inaugural 100&Change competition. She currently manages various aspects of the competition including scope of initiative, the provision of technical support to competition participants, and due diligence processes.
Kristen obtained her B.S. degree from SUNY Oswego and M.S. from Florida State University. She obtained her Ph.D. in Educational Policy Studies—Comparative International Education from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.