Raised in the Greater Seattle area, Mika is proud to call the Pacific Northwest her home and is very happy to be back after living in Southern California for several years. Mika attended Chapman University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in marketing and entrepreneurship and a minor in women’s studies. She has previously worked in both the philanthropic sector as well as the public sector and is passionate about sharing diverse perspectives and stories. As Communications Associate, Mika assists in developing and implementing social media and communications strategies that advance our work in the Northwest region. In her free time, she likes to hike the beautiful Washington trails, try different restaurants and cafes, go to concerts and explore new places.