Kimberly Almeida

Kimberly Almeida

Director, Worker Well-being, Levi Strauss Foundation
Almeida

Kim is a corporate philanthropy, CSR and international development professional. She joined the Levi Strauss Foundation in 2012, where she oversees the foundation's worker rights and well-being grant portfolio. In her role she is leading the design and implementation of Levi Strauss & Co.’s Worker Well-being initiative, which aims to improve apparel workers’ lives through partnerships with the Company’s vendors and community organizations. Kim leads impact measurement activities and efforts to address gender inequality in the initiative.  Prior to joining the Levi Strauss Foundation she was Global Research Manager at UL Responsible Sourcing where she was responsible for following new developments in the CSR field and advising UL’s clients on how to manage specific labor challenges in their supply chains. While at UL she spearheaded a research initiative with BSR’s HERproject on integrating metrics related to women’s health in factory social compliance audits. Kim has also conducted extensive research on the business case for responsible labor and managed grantmaking programs throughout Latin America for Nokia and the International Youth Foundation. 

Kim received a Master of Pacific International Affairs from University of California, San Diego’s School of International Relations and Pacific Studies and a BA in anthropology from George Washington University. Born and raised in Guatemala, she is fluent in Spanish and German and proficient in Portuguese. She lives in the Bay Area with her husband and son.