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Barbara Klein

[/et_pb_text][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.23.3″]As a longtime resident of the Desert community Barbara brings decades of advocating for children to Variety. Her professional career includes being an Adoption Social Worker, Education Journalist and President of an Advertising and Public Relations Agency.

Her most significant achievement was the ten years she spent as a National Program Director for the Milken Family Foundation in Santa Monica creating educational and enriching activities for thousands of under served children throughout the United States.

Barbara has held numerous Board memberships and is currently a member of the McCallum Theatre Board of Trustees Education Policy Committee.

Barbara is married with two children and two grandchildren.[/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section]