Kirby Forbes

Staff Specialist, Education and Workforce Collaborations

Kirby supports the Education and Workforce Collaborations team that provide programs such as America Reads/America Counts, Jumpstart Early Education, the Duke College Advising Corps and the Duke Regional Spelling Bee.

Kirby has over 20 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 from Rutgers University, 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.