Kelly Barkley Mane is the Manager of Government Relations and Recognitions at Social Current, where she builds relationships with regulators to communicate the value of accreditation to increase the recognition assets for COA accreditation. Before that role, she developed and maintained the standards used in COA Accreditation as a standards associate. Kelly delights in working at the intersection of research, best practice, and public policy. A fervent believer in the power of cross-sector partnerships to address social issues, she enjoys building connections with people and learning about innovative programming. Kelly has an MS in Urban Public Policy from The New School.