Kira Jones is a writer, an educator, an education reformer, an activist, and a mother. She holds Master's degrees in Education and Journalism, and is always ready to challenge convention in pursuit of transformational pedagogy. A native New Mexican, Kira has lived in England, France, New York City, Chicago, Rhode Island, Guatemala, Hawaii and, most recently, Barcelona. She is a published journalist and poet, and author of a memoir in progress. Kira currently works as a program development consultant and facilitator, and lives in Santa Fe with her daughter and two wily felines.

Kira Jones is currently developing The Leonard Bernstein Fellowship for Arts and Transformation.

Kira Jones is involved with Inspire Santa Fe