Kim Syman helps to spark next-generation strategies for the social impact field as a Managing Partner at New Profit. She currently leads New Profit’s work supporting social entrepreneurs focused on systemic change and building the field of system entrepreneurship. Kim’s passion is connecting ideas and people—social entrepreneurs and their counterparts in government, philanthropy, business, technology, the media, and beyond—who together are making our nation more equitable and sustainable. Kim previously launched New Profit's policy arm, America Forward, and co-led New Profit’s Early Learning Fund. Kim is a board member currently of The Health Initiative and DEPLOY/US, and previously of AVANCE, Inc. and Youth Villages MA/NH. Kim was an Pahara-Aspen Education Fellow, and earlier played several roles at City Year, led the turnaround of a Vermont nonprofit, and worked in television news and documentary production. Kim received her undergraduate degree from U.C. Berkeley and studied social anthropology at Oxford University. She lives in Lexington, Massachusetts.