SENIOR MANAGER OF TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT, BLUE ZONES PROJECT
Adult education professional with 25+ years experience in well-being, health equity, and community development initiatives.
- Blue Zones Project Co-Chair for the Health Equity and Inclusion community of practice
- 25+ years of experience in adult education, well-being, and community development
- Chair of the City of Fort Worth Human Relations Commission
Kimberly C. Porter has been active in the areas of adult education, well-being and community development for over 25 years. Kimberly currently serves as the Senior Manager of Training & DEI at Blue Zones Project. Her primary function is to develop, facilitate and scale training, professional development, and onboarding across 78 plus Blue Zones Project communities. In addition to training, Kimberly is a member of the Sharecare Diversity Program, and currently serves as the Blue Zones Project Co-Chair for the Health Equity Diversity and Inclusion community of practice.
Prior to joining the Blue Zones Project National team, she managed community strategy efforts across the local Fort Worth Blue Zones Project team. Fort Worth is the largest certified Blue Zones community to date.
She was re-appointed as a member of the City of Fort Worth Human Relations Commission and assumed the role of Chair. The Fort Worth Human Relations Commission (FWHRC) works to promote improved community relations and to eliminate prejudice and discrimination. The FWHRC advises, consults, and makes recommendations to city council, staff, and the city manager.
Kimberly was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and has been an advocate for community revitalization her entire career. She received a B.S. degree from Prairie View A&M University and a M.A. in Adult Education with a specialization in Instructional Design from Alverno College.
In her spare time, Kimberly enjoys traveling out of the country and spending quality time with her parents, son (Mason) and dog (Adonis).