Kristelle Aisaka, 2023 Junior Board

About Me:

Education & Training

Current Employer & Position Title: The Jed Foundation – Senior Manager, Design & Impact

Years Served on Junior Board: 2022, 2023

Kristelle is a Senior Manager on the Design and Impact team at The Jed Foundation, a nonprofit that protects emotional health and prevents suicide for teens and young adults. Kristelle also volunteers as an Impact Evaluation Specialist at RISE Travel Institute, working to inspire responsible, impactful, sustainable, and ethical travel through education.

Originally from ‘Aiea, Hawai’i, Kristelle studied at Washington University in St. Louis, receiving a B.A. in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, as well as an M.S.W. and an M.P.H. with concentrations in sexuality education and social entrepreneurship, before settling in the New York City area. Kristelle is excited to bring passion and professional expertise together as a returning member of this year’s Junior Board.