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Colleen Kelly Howard

Colleen Kelly Howard


Executive Director
Girls on the Run Philadelphia


Colleen Kelly Howard is the executive director for Girls on the Run Philadelphia, a life-changing, non-profit program for girls in third through eighth grade. Prior to leading the organization, which she had previously supported as a volunteer coach, Howard spent time working at the National Gallery of Art, the American Association of Museums and in the telecom industry for Sprint PCS. Most recently, Howard focused her efforts on volunteer positions, which gave her additional time to spend with her three young daughters. She has served as a committee member for Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Every Family Party, and is active in the parents’ association for her children’s school, where she recently served as the board president. Howard is a graduate of Saint Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota and holds a masters from The George Washington University in Washington, DC.