Kaissa was born in Washington, DC to immigrant parents from Haiti and Rwanda. Kaissa is a Campaign Strategist, Trainer, and Facilitator with 10+ years experience managing campaigns and programs around reproductive rights, health equity, and youth engagement. Currently she is the Principal of Organizing at re:power, formerly Wellstone Action, where she supports national, state, and local organizations build out organizing campaigns through a race gender class lens via skills training and strategic planning facilitation. Before she came to re:power, she managed the ACA campaign at Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Kaissa also has extensive experience in designing assessments for race equity initiatives at non-profits and in-person and online trainings on racial and gender equity. Kaissa graduated from Clark Atlanta University with honors and completed her Masters in Public Policy with a double concentration in Economics and International Relations. In her free time, she loves to travel the world on error fares and play with her beloved Chihuahua, Chico.
Principal of Organizing, re:power