Meet Kathy

Founder & President Kathy LeMay brings over 25+ years experience in the field of global social change and strategic philanthropy. 

Kathy Lemay

Kathy LeMay is an internationally-recognized public speaker, philanthropic advisor, global social change fundraiser and published author whose purpose-driven life centers on lifting up the voices, stories, leadership and influence of the women and girls around the world. Kathy speaks about the transformative life; of shifting from success to significance, and putting humanity back into modern philanthropy. She coaches social change innovators and global donors to boldly and unapologetically create the world we know is possible. Kathy's book The Generosity Plan, released by Simon & Schuster and Beyond Words in 2010, aims to put philanthropic power into the hands of regular individuals, families, and communities. 

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Megen NaVONE 

Megen serves as the Social Media Strategist at Raising Change. In her role, Megen works to highlight the truth-telling & trends of all the work surrounding Raising Changes' consultancy  She is a graduate of American International College with a Bachelors degree in Communications and New Media. An avid writer, she spent her four years at AIC keeping busy writing numerous articles and editing the AIC Yellow Jacket School Newspaper, as well as working as the Comm-Lab as an assistant coordinator with the Communications department. Megen has spent her time with the Springfield Housing Authority, working closely with the program Talk/Read/Succeed. This literacy initiative focuses on vulnerable families with young children, faced with the struggles among persistent poverty and disadvantage. She passionately believes that social change must start with the individual and that regularly emphasizes the importance of change not only at a personal level, but at a community level as well in her role as the social media strategist at Raising Change. In her free time you can find her in the gym teaching Indoor Cycling Spin Classes with a dedicated group of energetic, determined fitness fanatics. 

Kimberly Fall

Kimberly Fall serves as the Research Consultant at Raising Change. Kimberly developed her interest in research after completing her Masters Degree in Library and Information Science in 2009.  Since then, her primary focus has been raising her two daughters ages 12 and 10  and volunteering in a variety of organizations in Idaho.  These organizations include Riverstone International School, Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, Family Advocates, Parents Anonymous, BabySteps and the Women’s and Children’s Alliance to name a few.  She is also a member of the Idaho Women’s Charitable Foundation, an organization which pools resources and individual giving to positively impact the community.

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