Kary Perez

Senior Director of Program Innovation

Kary Perez is Chalkbeat’s Senior Director of Program Innovation. Previously, she worked with brands like Google, ESPN, Feeding America and Plan International to help them build a relationship with their target audiences via social good initiatives at DoSomething Strategic (the consulting arm of Before moving to the nonprofit sector, she got her start in book publishing and edited niche non-fiction titles at Penguin Random House.

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