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Kristy Hitchings

Meet Our Executive Director

Women SmilingAs Executive Director, Kristy oversees operational and program planning and management, establishes and manages partnerships, and serves as a liaison between international staff and the board of directors. Before joining Rooted Wisdom in 2015, Kristy worked in the global non-profit sector, focusing on facilitating entrepreneurship opportunities through community leadership and education. She has led over 16 vocational training programs and monitored five nonprofit partners in education and health. Working in India for a time, Kristy helped to develop and implement a two-year Master’s of Entrepreneurship Program, a comprehensive program providing individuals with a step-by-step framework of how to open their businesses from concept to implementation. Her feedback supported program rollout and module development in market research, leadership, business best practices, communication, and mentorship. She also regularly guest-lectured on communication technology, goal setting, business etiquette, and employee development. Learn more about here!