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Kalia Abiade

Vice President of Programs
at
Pillars Fund

Kalia Abiade is the Vice President of Programs at Pillars Fund, where she is responsible for sharpening the organization’s vision and collaborating across the team to advance and execute Pillars’ mission and strategy. She draws on nearly two decades of experience advocating for equity and racial justice in media, policy, and philanthropy. Kalia was trained as a newspaper journalist and editor, and her analysis has been cited in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Nation, National Public Radio, and the Associated Press, among other outlets. She currently serves on the board of Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees and is part of a national network of racial healing practitioners through the W.K. Kellogg Foundation TRHT initiative.

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