Vox Siren is excited to have a new Director of Training and Programs! The amazing Kelly Hansen is a Portland, Oregon native, who has worked in rural areas in Oregon, including writing her thesis on Yakima Indian Tribe's transition from subsistence agriculture to reservation. She is an educator and writer specializing in social justice and community building. She is the daughter of educators and teaching runs in her blood. She feels most at home designing programs, curriculum and supporting educators to excellence.
Her professional resume includes building and managing programs for the Youth Development Nonprofits, Camp Fire Columbia and the Community Cycling Center. She's had the privilege of contributing to many programs that have made a difference in her world. Her programs with High Schoolers in East Portland's Thrive Program boasted high graduation rate than their peers. The camp she managed at Community Cycling Center grew by 20% under her leadership, expanded three locations, and contributed greatly to the financial success and stability of the organization. Kelly contributes her leadership skills to the board of Portland Ultimate, a non-profit that empowers youth and adult through the sport of ultimate. As an elite athlete, she travels and competes internationally with her Ultimate team, Schwa. She is passionate about thinking critically about systems and structures, and setting people up to thrive. She is also a photographer, novelist (pseudonym Tyler Blackthorne) and has created music composition for short documentary films.
Welcome Kelly! Big changes ahead.
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