Kiara Battle is the Director of Youth Engagement at America's Promise Alliance. Where she works to connect youth with America's Promise Alliance campaigns and members. Hailing from Georgia's great state, she is a proud HBCU graduate of Bennett College for Women earning her B. A. in Theater and currently pursuing an M.S. in Youth Development Leadership from Clemson University.
Before joining America's Promise Alliance, Kiara worked at D.C. Public Schools, supporting the College and Career team in multiple roles. In addition to her role at DCPS, she has worked at various D.C. Nonprofits focusing on civic education, internships, and youth development.
Kiara lives by the saying, "when you walk in your purpose, you make room for others to thrive" she hopes that the work she does daily makes space for young people to thrive.