Kara Beer was managing editor of Philanthropy Daily from 2009-15. She has worked as a development officer, grant writer, manager, and editor in the nonprofit sector since 1992. She is the former managing editor at ISI Books, and for the journals Modern Age, the Intercollegiate Review, and the Political Science Reviewer. From 1998-2001, she served as development department manager at the Intercollegiate Studies Institute.