Naomi leads Kiva's Global Partner Operations, overseeing the groups that provide training and operational support to Kiva's Field Partners, including both field personnel and core volunteer programs. These include Kiva's Field Support Specialist team, providing day-to-day operational support to Field Partners in their work with Kiva, the Kiva Fellows Program, placing volunteers in the field to support partners locally, and the Review and Translation Program, providing language support and content feedback. Naomi joined Kiva in 2006, bringing her background as a professional translator to create Kiva's Review and Translation Program from the ground up. Previously, she worked as an Associate Producer at The Learning Company developing interactive media. Naomi is certified by the American Translators Association in Portuguese to English translation and holds a B.A. in American Civilization from Brown University.
Senior Director, Global Partner Operations