ABOG Board Member
Kim Brizzolara is a feature film and documentary producer, and private investor; and serves as advisor to several non-profit organizations. She is Executive Vice Chair of the Hampton’s International Film Festival, where in 1999, she co-founded the signature program “Films of Conflict & Resolution”, which she continues to oversee.
Ms. Brizzolara also serves on the boards of The We are Family Foundation, Creative Visions and the Women’s Leadership Board at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
She is currently producing a documentary shot in China and a feature film in Paris, based on a memoir of a blind hero of the French Resistance, co-produced with Martin Scorsese.
She started her career as a journalist with the Philadelphia Inquirer, and later worked with Kerry Kennedy at the Robert Kennedy Center for Human Rights, where she began to focus on the area of international conflict resolution. She then served as a grants maker for the Threshold Foundation, where she designated funds to nonprofit organizations that focus on peace and national security issues; as acting director of the Coexistence Center at Baruch College School of Public Affairs; and worked in fund-raising and wrote position papers for various political campaigns.
Ms. Brizzolara has an MA in Journalism from Boston University and a BA from American University.