Chief Executive Officer
Women’s Fund of Rhode Island
Kelly Nevins has been a leader in the RI nonprofit sector since 1990, with expertise in strategic development, motivating teams and individuals, workplace equity and community relations tools, program development and public speaking. She holds a Master’s degree in Education, as well as in Leadership. The CEO of Women’s Fund of Rhode Island since 2016, she was honored in 2020 as Social Sector Industry Leader by Providence Business News and received the Secretary of State’s Medallion Award. In 2021, she was named as a fellow of Women Leaders of the World. Nevins serves on the Providence Mayor’s Equal Pay Task Force. She is the Vice Chair for the RI Coalition for Reproductive Freedom and a board member of the Women’s Funding Network.