Kiah is co-founder of SIRUM, where she leads SIRUM’s work to save lives. 

Prior to co-founding SIRUM, Kiah previously led negotiations for the Clinton Foundation and American Heart Association to create the Alliance Healthcare Initiative. This public-private partnership between Fortune 500 companies expanded healthcare benefits for 2 million children through 50,000 healthcare providers and empowered families to partner with care providers to treat and prevent childhood obesity, an emerging public health issue. She brings deep experience in effective public-private partnerships, program evaluation, and community building from her time organizing at the NAACP. Kiah has been recognized for her work at SIRUM as a Forbes 30-Under-30 Social Entrepreneur, America’s 50 Most Influential Women by Marie Claire, and Silicon Valley Business Journal 40-Under-40.

Kiah earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Stanford University, where she was also the president of the student NAACP chapter. Kiah proudly hails from West Philadelphia and is passionate about health equity in underserved communities.