Who We Are

Doeun Kol, Senior Program Officer

Doeun, also known as Duey, is a senior program officer and philanthropic advisor at GMA. She manages a grants portfolio focused on education, economic mobility, and civic engagement. Duey is known particularly for her work in establishing and refining grant programs, impact measurement, and philanthropic strategy. She centers trust-based philanthropy concepts, racial equity, and social justice in grantmaking. Her approach creates opportunities for peers to connect, learn, and collaborate.

Before joining GMA, Duey was a program manager and management analyst with the National Park Service. She advised senior leaders on visitor and community engagement strategies and was responsible for nationwide educational, interpretation, and volunteer programs.

As a volunteer, Duey actively contributed to the turnaround of Lowell Community Charter Public School as the Chair of the Board of Trustees, earning commendation from the former Massachusetts Commissioner of Education.

Born in Thailand to Cambodian refugees, Duey grew up in Boston and spent her formative years in Chelsea, Massachusetts. In high school, she was a youth organizer for ROCA, the violence-intervention program. She holds a B.A. from Simmons University and an M.A. in community and social psychology from the University of Massachusetts Lowell. She serves on the advisory board of the University of Massachusetts Lowell, College of Fine Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Currently, she is working on an Executive Certificate in Social Impact Strategy from the University of Pennsylvania.