Kimberly Peeler-Allen has worked at the intersection of race, gender and politics for nearly 20 years. She is the co-founder of Higher Heights for America (HHFA), a national organization building the political power and leadership of Black women from the voting booth to elected office. Prior to stepping down from this role, her work helped build the organization into a network of over 90,000 members, donors and activists across the country who helped elect 10 Black women to Congress, 1 Black woman to the US Senate and a growing number of Black women to statewide and large-city executive offices.
Peeler-Allen currently serves as co-chair of the HHFA Political Action Committee, which engages Black women in supporting the organization’s endorsed candidates.
As principal of Peeler-Allen Consulting, LLC from 2003 to 2014, she led the only African American-owned full-time fundraising consultancy in New York state. She served as finance director for Letitia James’ successful bid to become New York City public advocate and co-executive director of James’ New York attorney general transition committee. Peeler-Allen is a board member of ERA Coalition and the Fund for Women’s Equity.