Advancement Project Closing the Opportunity Gap

Wendelyn Killian

Managing Director of Organizational and Leadership Development

Wendelyn Killian is the organization’s Managing Director of Organizational and Leadership Development and works closely with the Executive Team to ensure the organization runs smoothly and fulfills its mission. Ms.Killian has worked at the private law firms of Troop Steuber Pasich Reddick & Tobey, LLP and Katten Muchin Zavis, as well as Community Coalition, a nonprofit organization that organizes African American and Latino residents to build a prosperous and healthy South Los Angeles. Prior to joining Advancement Project, Ms. Killian was the Executive Director of InsideOUT Writers, a non-profit organization that provides services and resources to currently and formerly incarcerated youth and young adults. Ms. Killian graduated from Stanford University and Harvard Law School. She grew up in Lancaster, California.