Charmion Kinder

Founder & Chief Impact Officer of CNKinder, Inc.
Discovery Education

Charmion N. Kinder is a master communicator, social impact advocate and corporate responsibility leader with more than 15 years of experience in executing influencer campaigns that promote transformational change for the next generation of American leadership. As the founder and chief impact officer of CNKinder, Inc., a social impact consultancy, she works tirelessly to help organizations find their voice, inspiring youth to pursue their grandest visions and dreams along the way. Most recently, as the Head of Corporate Education Partnerships (CEP) Communications for Discovery Education where she led targeted press engagement for ed tech impact initiatives, Charmion's work helped serve more than 51 million students around the globe. A former press aide to First Lady Michelle Obama, Charmion previously served the Obama Administration as a public affairs appointee at the Departments of Housing and Urban Development and Commerce. She has also led communications for organizations including, My Brother’s Keeper Alliance, The Walt Disney Company, Edelman and the Ad Council. Charmion’s work as a change agent began after graduating from the Howard University School of Communications, where her efforts to inspire 21st century ingenuity in youth have since promoted global responsibility, civic engagement, diversity, equity and inclusion, and STEM education for the purposes of building a better world. Charmion earned certification from Harvard Business School's CSR Executive Education Program in 2016. She is also a Google Next Gen Policy Leader.

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