Risa Vierra is the Development Associate for Born This Way Foundation. Her role includes building and supporting the Foundation’s donor network and partnerships cultivated in service of the mission to build a kinder, braver world. Prior to joining the team, Risa worked in education as a teacher. She is proud of her Bay Area roots and currently resides in Oakland, CA. Risa played collegiate volleyball while receiving her Bachelors degree in Sociology and minor in Psychology at Seattle University.