Individual Member in Action
Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation
2015 James A. Joseph Lecturer
Gladys Krigger Washington is the Program Director of the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation, a family foundation in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The Babcock Foundation’s mission is to help people and places across the Southeastern United States move out of poverty and achieve greater social and economic justice. The Foundation supports organizations and networks working in low-wealth communities that are poised to expand their scale of impact and working across race, ethnic, economic, and political differences to build just and caring communities.
Institutional Member in Action
Emerging Leader Member in Action
Maisha Simmons, MPA, is a program officer on the Vulnerable Populations Team where she is responsible for coordinating Forward Promise. Forward Promise is the Foundation’s new $9.5 million initiative that aims to improve the health of middle school- and high school-aged boys and young men of color, as well as their opportunities for success in school, work and life.