Kimberly Clarke is new program coordinator at Hood Theological Seminary

Published 12:00 am Thursday, January 31, 2019

Kimberly Clarke has joined the staff of Hood Theological Seminary as program coordinator of the newly established Institute for Early Career Clergy Development.

Clarke completed her B.A. in urban health policy at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts. She has completed coursework toward a master’s degree in human resources management at the New School for Social Research in New York. She also completed coursework in the master’s in Christian practice program at Duke University Divinity School and will be continuing her education in the master of divinity program at Hood seminary.

Clarke was a diversity contractor and consultant with Duke Divinity School’s Neighborhood Seminary and was a team leader and recruiter for the Spiritual Academy for Leading Transformation (S.A.L.T.) for the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church.

In the church, she has also served as a Plowpoint Ministries team leader and a grant writer for the Justice and Reconciliation Team: Dismantling Racism. As a seasoned facilitator, she has volunteered in a variety of community-based organizations, urban advocacy and health agencies, and faith-based care and women’s resource centers.

She has experience in public relations and marketing, having served as director of public relations for Personal Care Inc. in Greensboro and as the senior program facilitator and co-director of Anytown Leadership Development Camp of the National Conference for Community and Justice in Greensboro.

Clarke also has certification in massage therapy from Guilford County Community College in High Point.