Allie is a Chinese-Japanese-American who grew up in the U.S. South and came to Oregon in 2019. She is dedicated to supporting the capacity of social justice leaders and organizations to create equitable and inclusive communities. Allie got started in the nonprofit sector in North Carolina supporting grantmaking at the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation and later writing about voting and civic engagement in new immigrant communities in the South at the Institute for Southern Studies. She shifted her focus to nonprofit management, pursuing a business degree at the Yale School of Management. Allie joined APANO in 2019 as the Manager of Strategic Initiatives and then as the Development and Communications Director prior to her current role. She is excited to help build a strong foundation for APANO’s work and staff and support the organization in leaning into its values.