Dr. Kim Lamberty.

Executive Director

Dr. Kim Lamberty is the Quixote Center’s Executive Director. She has been developing and managing faith-based justice, peace, cross-cultural, and community service programs for over 25 years. She has accompanied vulnerable communities and human rights workers in Palestine, Colombia, and the U.S.-Mexico border through her work with Christian Peacemaker Teams, from 2004 to 2008. She managed Haiti programming and directed work with U.S. universities for Catholic Relief Services from 2010 to 2019. At CRS Kim worked to wean U.S. churches away from a charity model of international development and toward a focus on economic justice and peacebuilding. She is also founder and president of Just Haiti, a fairtrade coffee company that focuses on economic justice for vulnerable small-scale farmers, and co-owner of Conscious Coffees (with her brother), another fairtrade coffee company.  Kim specializes in addressing root causes of poverty, violence, and environmental degradation, especially relating to economic justice and consumption in the United States, and has published numerous articles on the topic, especially as it relates to Haiti. She holds master’s degrees from Columbia University and Washington Theological Union, and a Doctor of Ministry degree, in cross-cultural ministry, from Catholic Theological Union.