Kappie Farrington is a strategy associate at the Rockefeller Foundation where she helps to shape the strategic direction of the U.S. Youth Employment Initiative. Her work has a particular focus on the ways that private sector partnerships and technological innovation can catalyze social change.
Prior to joining the Foundation, Kappie was a Strategy Director at Undercurrent, a consulting firm that helped large companies adapt to the organizational and technological shifts of the 21st century. While there, she led projects to build the innovation capacity of the firm’s Fortune 100 clients. Before Undercurrent, she worked as a digital strategist at Agency by Others and as a researcher at Heifer International.
Kappie received her B.A. from the University of Virginia where she majored in French and Global Development Studies. She lives in Brooklyn, where she indulges her love of hot sauce, standup comedy, and playing the accordion.