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About Genevieve Lynch

A veteran executive leader of philanthropic institutions, Genevieve Lynch began her career working in television and film production. After spending a brief period of time working on the crew of the weekly ABC documentary news magazine Turning Point, she went on to produce independent movies, such as the 1998 feature-length film Dead Broke. Genevieve Lynch then transitioned into the staffing services field as a director for CTI New Media. On behalf of clients, she recruited creative professionals to develop promotional content and advertising campaigns for digital media.

In 2001, Genevieve Lynch began a tenure of more than a decade as executive director of the Pluralism Fund. Along with organizing the domestic and global request for proposal process, she directed the fund’s lecture series and handled donor relations. She has served since 2002 as president of the Kenbe Foundation in New York City.

Beyond her professional duties, Genevieve Lynch remains actively engaged in politics. She also donates to a broad variety of nonprofit organizations, including the Haitian Education and Leadership Program, Every Mother Counts, Sylvester Manor Educational Farm, and the East End Mashomack Preserve, among many others.

Also an avid traveler, Genevieve Lynch has taken trips to destinations around the world, ranging from a family reunion in County Cork, Ireland, to stays with friends in Singapore. She and her family also enjoy visiting Telluride, Colorado, during the winter ski season.

Work experience

Jan 2012Present


The Kenbe Foundation
Nov 2001Nov 2011

Executive Director

The Pluralism Fund


Sep 1987Jun 1991


Brown University