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Kimberly Walker

Kimberly Walker

Training and Technical Assistance Manager

I came to Urban because I have witnessed how powerful evidence-based solutions are when equipped with the right resources, and I wanted to be part of an organization that shares my excitement for discovering and implementing those solutions.


Kim Walker is the training and technical assistance manager for the Pay for Success initiative within the Policy Advisory Group at the Urban Institute. She works with the Pay for Success team to provide knowledge, tools, and interactive learning opportunities to communities and organizations across the country embarking on Pay for Success initiatives. Walker previously worked at CSH and the National Alliance to End Homelessness, providing writing, consulting, and training services regarding best practices for ending homelessness. She received her BA from the College of William and Mary in 2006 and earned an MA in urban planning from UCLA in 2009. She is currently enrolled in a master’s of organization development program at Bowling Green State University; she is also a professional coach training program with InviteChange.

Research Areas

Pay for Success

Centers & Initiatives

Policy Advisory Group