Hailing from the Midwest, Keri Richmond is a dynamic force in the realm of foster care advocacy and reform, carving a path as an international speaker, podcast host, and policy wonk. Her journey, shaped by the U.S. foster care system and a broken adoption, has fueled her commitment to rewriting the narrative surrounding foster care.
Through her work in Washington, DC, Keri champions the power of lived experience, engaging in substantive policy expertise on child welfare and health issues. Her influence extends to the halls of Congress and the White House, where she passionately shares recommendations for systemic change.
CEO and founder of Keri Hope CO and a founding executive director of Unbelievably Resilient, Keri orchestrates strategic plans that leverage authentic storytelling to reshape perceptions of foster care.
Her advocacy has taken her to the halls of Congress and the White House, where she has shared her recommendations for systems change. In addition, Keri has also given a powerful TEDx talk entitled, “What can you learn from a trashbag?”
Keri is committed to making a difference in the lives of children and families.