Kishshana Palmer (USA)

CEO, Kishshana & Co. // Chief Growth Officer, The Future Project

Kishshana Palmer is a national speaker, trainer, and coach with a 17-year background  in fundraising, marketing, and talent management. She’s a supernova on any stage or platform due to her charismatic and candid delivery. It doesn’t matter if she’s speaking about philanthropy, living your most authentic life, or diversity, the energy she brings to the stage is always entertaining and edifying. Kishshana is an adjunct professor at Baruch College and Long Island University, Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE), a BoardSource Certified Governance Trainer (CGT), and an AFP Master Trainer.  When an organisation wants to grow, find, and retain people on their team, raise money, and more, she is the philanthropic fairy godmother they have on speed dial. Her work isn’t limited to organisations; she also coaches social good professionals. Kishshana is a NYC girl and mother of one wonderful teenage daughter. Kishshana is the epitome of your classic 90s Queens homegirl and quintessential corner office executive. She is your daily dose of Claire Huxtable with a side of Blanche Devereaux.


Learn more about Kishshana’s IFC 2019 workshop –

Sticky teams: How to recruit and retain talent that sticks