Pamela King is the director of community fellowships and initiatives at the Open Society Institute–Baltimore.
King created and manages the Community Fellowships Program. Annually, up to 10 individuals are selected to use their skills and experience to work in Baltimore’s underserved communities. King also launched and established the Baltimore Urban Debate League program in partnership with the Baltimore City Public School System.
Prior to joining the Open Society Foundations, King directed the Citizens Planning and Housing Association’s (CPHA) Resource Center for Neighborhoods. She led the partnership between CPHA and the Johns Hopkins University's Police Executive Leadership Program that established the highly successful program to develop community leaders—the Neighborhood Leadership Development Program.
King was named one of the 2008 Maryland’s Top 100 Women by the Daily Record, as well as one of Megaphone Project’s 2009 Unsung Heroes.