Halena joined SHE-CAN in September 2023 as the Development Coordinator. In this role she supports all donor and fundraising relations which includes managing fund data, reporting on donation processes and handling donor outreach. Halena has been working in the realm of expanding women’s leadership for almost five years and believes that with more of an emphasis put onto the importance of women’s opportunity, the world will have closer access to a more innovative and sustainable reality. Halena graduated from Virginia Tech in 2023 with her BA in Political Science and Sociology. When she’s not working, you can find Halena hiking, exploring the Bay Area’s food scene, or thrifting!