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Krystal specializes in program design, innovation, and implementation with over a decade of education experience in both the school district and nonprofit settings. Krystal began her career as a high school teacher in the Los Angeles Unified School District and moved into education management. After five years with the district, Krystal spent eight years with a national education-based nonprofit where she launched new programs, built internal and external training initiatives, and led the conceptualization and design of high-quality, data-driven, and innovative programs. Krystal went on to lead fundraising and partnership development across California. Krystal joins Kitamba with a commitment to improve access to high-quality education for all students. She holds a bachelor’s degree and a master's degree from UCLA and resides in Los Angeles.