Kelly Kirkpatrick, Board Member

S2C, Spelling to Communicate, I-ASC, Autism, nonspeakers

Based in Cork, Ireland, Kelly manages all grant activity and implements special foundation projects for SOSF and is also Director of Investor Relations at SOSV. Kelly has worked on a number of policy and community initiatives in Ireland, including the National Forum on Entrepreneurship in Ireland, and the Department of Justice’s trusted partner scheme to streamline visas for non-EU tech workers to Ireland, as well as the Foundation’s global support for CoderDojo (network of coding clubs for young people), and development of Learnstorm to scale adoption of Khan Academy globally. Before joining SOSV, Kelly worked in philanthropy, nonprofit consulting, and environmental regulation.