Darin McKeever 1997 fellow
Darin McKeever is a senior program officer on the policy and government affairs team of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, where he leads the foundation's charitable sector work. Darin serves as an ambassador for the foundation within the charitable community—managing the foundation's relationships and grants with associations, advocacy organizations, and research institutions with interests in philanthropy and the nonprofit sector as a whole. Darin also monitors policy developments affecting the sector for the foundation. Prior to joining the foundation, Darin was the executive director and co-founder of Heads Up, a Washington, DC-based provider of academic and enrichment programs. For his efforts launching and leading the organization, Darin was awarded the Echoing Green and Stride Rite Community Service Fellowships. Darin is an alumnus of Harvard College, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a degree in social studies. He received his M.P.A. as a Catherine B. Reynolds Foundation Fellow in Social Entrepreneurship in 2008. He was also a member of the Leadership Washington class of 2002.