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Kyndall Clark

Kyndall sitting with the NoVo bookcase in the background, smiling and wearing a read necklace and black outfit.With roots in the South by way of Chicago, Kyndall serves as an Associate with the Ending Violence Against Girls and Women Initiative at NoVo Foundation. Her work is grounded in her faith, justice, and Womanism/Black Feminism. She is anchored by her core belief that the wellbeing, safety, and leadership of all Black women and girls is critical to social change.

Prior to NoVo, Kyndall worked at African American Policy Forum and Center for Intersectionality and Social Policy Studies at Columbia University, coordinating research and community projects at the intersections of police violence and family survivorship and leading trainings as part of the Breaking Silence campaign. Prior to AAPF, she partnered with Girls Justice League to organize a town hall and campaign on the impact of the school-to-prison pipeline on Black girls. She also served as a high school teacher. She remains on the Advisory Board of Evoluer House and is a 2019-2020 Cohort Member of the Association for Black Foundation Executives’ Connecting Leaders Fellowship Program.

Kyndall completed her undergraduate studies in Human and Organizational Development and African American and Diaspora Studies from Vanderbilt University. She considers herself a lifelong learner having studied the philosophy of education and Black feminism at the University of Pennsylvania. She is currently exploring the complexities of adult education and leadership. Outside of work and learning, Kyndall enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and practicing meditation.

“I did what my conscience told me to do, and you can’t fail if you do that.” –Anita Hill