Who We Are

Kipa Davis

Executive Administrator

First Year with IHF


Focus Areas

Foundation Operations and Administration, Arts and Culture Support

Kipa Davis (she/her/hers) is the Executive Administrator at the Irving Harris Foundation as well as the Personal Assistant to Joan W. Harris, supporting her management of the Foundation’s Arts and Culture portfolio. Kipa brings an extensive knowledge of non-profit administration specializing in accounting procedures, branding and marketing, grants management, event planning, and database and web administration. Prior to joining the Foundation, she worked for United States Artists, the Institute for the Study of Women and Gender in the Arts and Media at Columbia College Chicago and the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Maine. Kipa has a long-time interest and education in the arts and humanities, women’s studies, literature, and political science.