Annie Kiel

Annie Kiel
Title Trauma Prevention & Mitigation Services Manager
Education M.P.H., Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Mass.
M.A., United Nations University for Peace, San Jose, Costa Rica
B.A., University of Minnesota Duluth, Duluth, Minn.
Inspiration "I am inspired by courage. Courage to be vulnerable, to move beyond one's comfort zone, to take risks, to stand up to injustice, and courage to do hard work when it has the power to create meaningful change.”

Annie Kiel is a trauma prevention & mitigation services manager at Greenleaf. She develops and implements programs utilizing trauma-informed design for Greenleaf clients who are impacted by the effects of trauma in their daily work.

Annie has implemented trauma-informed systems to promote equity and inclusivity, and has a successful track record of developing, monitoring, and evaluating community programs in rural, urban, and international settings. She has experience in direct service delivery working with various trauma-impacted populations, has managed clinical trials, and co-founded an iNGO to train yoga teachers and other professionals on the principles and practice of trauma-informed yoga as a public health intervention.

She was previously with Fairview Health Services in St. Paul, Minn., where she held the position of community health & wellbeing strategist. Additionally, Annie served as program director at the National Council of Jewish Women-Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minn.; special advisor, office of the president at Pathfinder International in Watertown, Mass., and project director with the Department of Health Policy and Management at Boston University in Boston, Mass.

Annie holds a Master of Arts in public health, with emphasis on global health program management, from Boston University in Boston, Mass., and a Master of Arts in gender and peace building from United Nations University for Peace in San Jose, Costa Rica. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in criminology from the University of Minnesota Duluth in Duluth, Minn.

What inspires Annie? “I am inspired by courage. Courage to be vulnerable, to move beyond one’s comfort zone, to take risks, to stand up to injustice, and courage to do hard work when it has the power to create meaningful change.”

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