Kyra is the mom of three WYP boys. She serves on the Board of Directors for Storyteller Children’s Center and the Executive Board for the Golden Rule Family Foundation. She has her Masters in Social Work from USC and B.A. in Organizational Psychology from Claremont McKenna College. After working for four years as an information systems consultant for Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), Kyra shifted to work in the non-profit sector. She was the Director of the Even Start Family Literacy Program in El Paso, TX. While in El Paso, she served on the board for Centro Mujeres de la Esperanza, a non-profit provider of health and mental wellness classes to women in low-income communities. While earning her masters, she interned with the Los Angeles County Mental Health Department, then UCLA. She has also served on the board of The Seasons Way, a non-profit dedicated to supporting local preschools who teach compassionate communication in an outdoor setting. She has backpacked through Denali National Park in Alaska, the Wind River Wilderness in Wyoming, and throughout California. She loves hiking, surfing, SUPing, reading, and bird language.