Kim WilsonVisiting Fellow
Kimberley is presently a Lecturer at the Fletcher School and teaches two courses, Microfinance: Issues and Breakthroughs and Development Aid in Practice. Prior to joining Tufts, she was Director of the Global Micro-Finance Unit at CRS (Catholic Relief Services) from 1998 to 2005 responsible for redesigning strategy for CRS’ global microfinance programming, broadening of services to include bank linkages and other forms of vertical integration, and providing senior technical oversight of combined $19 million global microfinance program portfolio in 25 countries. She has published in several journals on microfinance and is currently working in collaboration with others to develop and implement research in the area of financial resilience in marginalized and conflict-affected communities. Kim holds an MBA from Simmons College Graduate School of Management.
Karen Jacobsen and Kim Wilson spoke at a Symposium held by The Journeys Project and Catholic University Eichstaett-Ingolstadt called Finance in Displacement: Refugee Integration in Jordan, Kenya, Mexico, and Uganda….Read More
Roxani Krystalli, Allyson Hawkins, and Kim Wilson co-authored a paper based on the Financial Journeys of Refugees research that the Disasters journal published on December 27, 2017. The paper spotlights the gendered…Read More
Feinstein Research Projects
The Financial Journeys of Refugees is a study that investigates what money and financial transactions can reveal about the journeys and experiences of forced migration.Read More
This report investigates what money and financial transactions can reveal about the journeys and experiences of forced migration.Read More