StacyMcKinley has served as the Executive Director of Knowledge Aid Foundation in since April 2016.

Before joining the Foundation, McKinley served from 2013 to 2016 on the Board of Trustees for Knowledge Aid Foundation, she spearheaded significant educational reforms, pioneering a new model of for Knowledge Aid's 'Hands Up Scholarship for Higher Education', and developing international partnership with corporate and foundation programs to support a growing emphasis refugee and education rights.

Earlier in her career, she worked as a member of the staff of the U.S. Senate Budget Committee, as staff member of the Senate Democratic Policy Committee specializing in energy and natural resource issues, and as a manager of federal budget policy at Price Waterhouse.

Stacy served as a member of the board of Grant Makers for Education from 2001 to 2006, the last two years as co-chair and then chairperson; as ex-officio board member of the National Environmental Education Foundation from 2004 to 2006; and as a member of the steering committee of the Geography Education National Implementation Plan from 2001 to 2006.

Raised in Hartford, Connecticut, Stacy has a bachelor's degree public policy from the University of California, Berkeley.