Kim Sogge currently serves as the Senior Program Officer for Pride Foundation. She was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest and currently calls Portland, Oregon home. Kim came to Pride Foundation in 2015 as part of the inaugural Momentum Fellowship program, a leadership development cohort for people of color in the field of philanthropy. Prior to this Kim served as a volunteer for Pride Foundation’s Scholarship and Community Grants Program. She is excited to continue to implement Pride Foundation’s programming and expanding partnerships in Oregon and Southwest Washington as Regional Philanthropic Officer. Kim brings with her professional experience in electoral organizing, volunteer management, higher education, grant writing, and advocacy. Kim holds a bachelor’s degree in Rhetoric & Media Studies from Willamette University. In her spare time you can find Kim exploring outdoors, reading, and cooking.
Favorite Quote: “For me, forgiveness and compassion are always linked: how do we hold people accountable for wrongdoing and yet at the same time remain in touch with their humanity enough to believe in their capacity to be transformed?” -bell hooks
Favorite Place in the Northwest: Anywhere near the mountains