Kristen joined the Foundation in August 2018 as the Organizational Effectiveness Program Associate. In her role, Kristen aids the department’s efforts to strengthen the region’s nonprofits. A native of New Orleans, Kristen received her bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Tulane University in 2010. Prior to joining the Foundation, Kristen was the Administrative Assistant for the New Orleans Early Education Network housed at Agenda for Children for five years. She also worked for Tulane University’s School of Public Health and Tropical medicine as a Program Coordinator in the Department of Epidemiology.