Kim Williams-Pulfer, PhD serves as the Postdoctoral Research Appointee for the Mays Family Institute on Diverse Philanthropy at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. She earned her Ph.D. in Philanthropic Studies from Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy in 2018. She also holds a B.A. in Psychology from Taylor University and an M.A. in English from Butler University as well as a graduate certificate in Nonprofit Management from IUPUI’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs. She was born and raised in Nassau, Bahamas. She currently resides in Indianapolis, IN with her husband and her three children.