Born and raised in San Francisco, Tira is a creative connector who specializes in bringing people together to adapt to our changing landscape. With a background in climate change communications and project management, she has previously worked for several Bay Area collaborative urban planning initiatives, including Resilient by Design and Y-PLAN. Tira brings a wealth of knowledge around climate change communications, digital engagement, and big-picture strategy around equity and structural change. 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.