Catalyst Staff

Kelly Kleinkort

Director, Corporate Engagement

Kelly Kleinkort joined Catalyst in 2019 as Director, Corporate Engagement, to manage Catalyst’s relationships with its Supporters in Texas. She is responsible for building strategic partnerships with Supporters to leverage Catalyst’s expertise and resources to create inclusive workplaces and encourage the advancement of women.

Kelly brings more than 15 years of progressive and varied leadership experience in the public sector. Her experience includes working with foreign governments, corporations, nonprofit organizations, and institutions of higher education to create collaborative partnerships, programs, funding, and research to foster global exchange and competency. She is a Fulbright Scholar as well as a Young Sinologist, a fellowship awarded by the Chinese Ministry of Social Sciences.

Kelly holds a BA in Speech Communication from Texas A&M University and a Master of Public Administration from UNC-Chapel Hill.