Kenya T. Boswell is the senior vice president of community affairs for Highmark Health, a national blended health organization that includes one of America’s largest Blue Cross Blue Shield insurers and a growing regional hospital and physician network. Kenya brings more than 20 years of leading community affairs, philanthropic and nonprofit management to the enterprise. Her role at Highmark Health involves overseeing community affairs for all markets in Pennsylvania, Delaware, West Virginia, and New York. The community affairs team takes care of corporate giving, grants and sponsorships, community programs, employee volunteerism, and the Highmark Foundation.
Before joining Highmark Health, Kenya served as the director of global impact citizenship at BNY Mellon, as well as the President for BNY Mellon Foundation of Southwestern PA. During her tenure at BNY Mellon, Kenya created a social innovation challenge that had a significant impact on under-resourced communities known as UpPrize. Kenya’s creation of UpPrize exceeded $2.5M in investments, grants and technical assistance to social entrepreneurs and tech-startups.
Kenya currently serves on the Remake Learning Council.