Kyle Zimmer

President and Chief Executive Officer, First Book

In 1992, Kyle Zimmer was practicing law when she co-founded First Book, a nonprofit market-driven social enterprise that promotes equal education by providing schools and programs serving children in need with affordable, relevant new books and educational resources. First Book's work has been recognized by the Library of Congress, the National Book Foundation, the National Education Association Foundation, the Yale School of Management, the Ms. Foundation, the Goldman Sachs Foundation, and others. Kyle serves on the Boards of Dr. Seuss Enterprises, L.P., Ashoka, and Youth Venture, and was on the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Values. She was featured at the 2015 Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) America and participated in the World Economic Forum in 2014, 2012 and 2010.