Soukprida (she/they) is a queer Lao American activist and DEI capacity builder. Her passion for community, storytelling, and disrupting the status quo was catalyzed by a decade of organizing and advocacy within the arts and education sectors. In her role leading Teach For America’s (TFA) national Asian American & Pacific Islander Alliances, she cultivates and nurtures relationships with organizations, influencers, and media committed to strengthening Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander educators, students, and their communities. Soukprida also serves as a lead trainer with Chicago Regional Organizing for Antiracism. A first-generation college graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design, she holds a B.F.A. in Writing, and was an NPR Next Generation Radio fellow.
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