Kiki is pursuing an inter-field Ph.D. in Religion and Cultural Studies with an Africana studies certificate. Kimani is a recent graduate of Candler School of Theology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia where she earned her Master of Divinity degree. While in undergrad she worked as an event coordinator for the Black Student Union and as a liaison for the Community diversity committee. Kimani is an ordained minister under Soul Saving Station Christ Crusaders of America and Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. While at Emory, she studied abroad at the University of Helsinki in the Fall of 2021 with the Faculty of Theology. Kimani has done work with the unhoused population, public health equity initiatives, immigration, and refugee services, and voting rights in Georgia. Her research interests are at the intersection of Christian ethics, social movements, civil and human rights (legal studies), and clergy leadership. On behalf of OBSA, Kiki’s work is focused on building OBSA’s vast 7C alumni network, designing outreach and engagement newsletters, leading the OBSA Alumni-student mentorship program and securing our Black Graduation alumni speaker. She also supports OBSA’s central programs and services.