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Kimberly N. Foster

Cultural Critic and founder of For Harriet

Kimberly Foster is a cultural critic and founder of For Harriet, a multi-platform digital community for Black women, and Black Girls Gather, a national live event series.

Founded in 2010, For Harriet is a leading voice for Black women’s journalism and storytelling. Kimberly began For Harriet while she was an undergraduate at Harvard University.

The site has been featured in the New York Times, ESSENCE, and Forbes and Huffington Post. Kimberly has written for The Guardian, Newsweek, Quartz, and Fortune, and appeared on OWN, Huffpost Live, NPR, MSNBC,, and many local radio stations across the country commenting on culture and current events.

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