Press enter to search

Barbara Malott Kizziah


Vice President, Malott Family Foundation

Secretary and Leadership Council Chair

Barbara Malott Kizziah is Vice President of the Malott Family Foundation. Founded in 1988, the foundation focuses on K-12 education and the arts, primarily in the Chicago metropolitan area, as well as preservation, conservation and education efforts in selective areas of the environment. Barb serves on the board of directors and auxiliary board of the Lincoln Park Zoo and the Guild Board of the Chicago Botanic Garden, and she was the founding president of the Auxiliary Board at the Lyric Opera. Barb received a bachelor’s degree from Hamilton College and a masters’ degree in integrated marketing communications from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.

Invest in Chicago's Principals

Principals have an out-sized impact on their schools and communities. Any amount can make a difference.

Support Our Work

We aim to serve more than 600 principals and 360,000 students by 2023, with an emphasis on the schools that most need support.

Celebrate School Leaders

This October, school communities, city officials and corporate leaders will join together to lift up the great work of principals and their APs.