Kimberly O'Neil

Public Speaker, Professor, and Consultant in Dallas, Texas

Kimberly O'Neil

Public Speaker, Professor, and Consultant in Dallas, Texas

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Kimberly O'Neil MPA, MA, CPM is an award winning executive leadership and nonprofit expert. As the youngest African American woman to serve as a City Manager in the United States, she is now the Chief Executive Officer of The Giving Blueprint, a company with a three point mission to increase community engagement through the development of strategic partnerships, advocacy growth and civic education throughout local communities. As a veteran senior government and nonprofit executive, she has used her voice to impact policy decisions while lobbying in New York City and on Capitol Hill.

Kimberly is a featured expert in community giving for HuffPost Live and has presented talks to well known organizations such as: TEDxPlano, CNM Connect (formerly Center for Nonprofit Management), Executive Women in Texas Government, National Association of Women Business Owners, and Good Morning America Contributor Tory Johnson's Spark and Hustle Tour. She is also one of the co-organizers for The Thrive Tour, a national multi-city training workshop series for nonprofit leaders. Kimberly serves an Advisory Committee member and mentor for the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas' social innovation programGroundFloor.

As a social entrepreneur, Kimberly recognizes the value that startup nonprofit organizations provide to communities. In January 2015, she launched Cause Studio, an organization designed to reduce the number of failing startup nonprofit organizations in North Texas. Most recently she served as the social entrepreneurship track lead for Dallas Startup Week which provided training for more than 350 social innovators. In addition to being a sought after thought leader, strategist and speaker, Kimberly is a Political Science Professor and a published author.

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