ILC Assistant Director and Director of Development
Kathy Smith joined The Immigrant Learning Center in 2002 as director of development. She was also named assistant director in 2011. She is responsible for raising an annual agency budget of $2 million from the private and public sectors and fundraising events. She brings more than 30 years of experience in public relations, fundraising, event planning, speech writing and program administration within the corporate, not-for-profit and political arenas in Greater Boston and in Washington, D.C.
Kathy has a BS in Business Administration from Lincoln University and attended the Broadcast Center in St. Louis. She is the recipient of the YMCA Boston Black Achievers Award and the Malden YWCA's Tribute to Women Award. Kathy is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the North Shore Black Women's Association, Inc.