Kirby Forbes

Staff Specialist, Education Collaboration and Civic Engagement

(919) 684-4316

Kirby supports the Education Collaboration and Civic Engagement team that provides programs such as America Reads/America Counts, Jumpstart Early Education, and the Duke College Advising Corps. Kirby is currently Program Coordinator for the Duke Regional Spelling Bee.

Kirby has over 22 years of experience in administrative support at Duke University. Her past work experience at Duke includes working with the Duke Heart Network and with the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. Kirby has her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a certificate in Women’s Studies from Rutgers University and has completed graduate-level coursework in Higher Education and Business at North Carolina State University and Drexel University.