Kristin is the Impact Hub’s Program Director, and is a native Santa Barbarian. Having grown up with parents who are active in the field of social entrepreneurship and impact investing, Kristin strongly believes in the importance of both community and sustainability when building a business and driving positive change. This belief was reinforced during college, where she pursued a degree in International Studies. She is also a graduate and past mentor of Leadership Santa Barbara County, an issue-oriented leadership development program. Kristin has participated in Opportunity Collaboration, an unconference focused on global poverty alleviation, as a representative of her family’s foundation. Before joining the team at Impact Hub, Kristin previously spent three years with a startup in the natural products and nutrition industry.