Kim Szeto joined the organization as program manager for Creative City, a three-year pilot will provide grants and technical assistance to Boston artists to create works that take place in the public realm. Since joining NEFA, Kim’s portfolio has grown to include all of NEFA’s Public Art programming. Kim was appointed Program Director, Public Art in September 2018. Prior to joining NEFA, Kim worked with Boston Public Schools’ Department of Food and Nutrition Services to transform school food through programs including the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable and Farm to School Initiatives. In 2014, Kim was selected to be a part of the Next City Vanguard, made up of 40 urban leaders under the age of 40 making positive impacts in cities across the U.S. Her early experience as part of the community-based public art project, A Chinatown Banquet, had a formative influence on her work in neighborhood and community leadership. Kim completed Boston University’s Core Certificate Program in the Institute for Non-Profit Management (2013) and a B.A. from Wheaton College (2006). She is a 2002 graduate of Boston Latin School, and currently resides in Jamaica Plain, MA.