Tira comes to Civic Edge with a background in project management and climate change communications. Born and raised in San Francisco, Tira is a creative connector who specializes in bringing people together to adapt to our changing landscape. Tira has previously worked for several Bay Area collaborative urban planning initiatives, including Resilient by Design and Y-PLAN. As a mixed-race woman of color, she has always lived her life in the crossroads and enjoys working with communities to address intersecting challenges. She holds a B.A. in World Arts and Cultures from UCLA. Tira is an avid hiker and loves improvisational dance.