Kirbi Range has over 10 years of experience in the nonprofit sector in roles focusing on advocacy as well as community and health care support services for women, children, and families. In her current role at EverThrive Illinois as the Maternal and Child Health Manager, she leads organizational efforts to improve maternal and child health outcomes, including but not limited to maternal and infant mortality and morbidity, by addressing issues related to systems alignment, access, equity, and health and social support services. Kirbi also serves on the Promise Project Advisory Board at Northwestern University as an Executive Advisor.

Prior to joining the EverThrive IL team, Kirbi served as the Program Manager for Project Hope at Marillac St. Vincent Family Services, where she managed a program that provided intensive home visiting and doula support services for pregnant and parenting teens and women aged 13 to 25 years old. In this role, Kirbi provided leadership in advancing the program to address the needs of young mothers to be empowered and prepared to have a healthy perinatal experience, develop healthy parenting skills, and understand child development while also accessing resources and support services in their communities.

Kirbi earned her master’s degree in child development from Erikson Institute and her bachelor’s degree in sociology from Illinois State University.