Hailing from Aloha, Oregon, Parasa moved to Seattle in 2013. She is a proud Cambodian American woman who is passionate about education, equity, and social justice. Parasa’s family and her teaching background inspired her to work in education policy. Currently, she works as a Policy Manager at Stand for Children in Washington State.
Parasa is an alumna of the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies program and is excited about using her experience to support more API leaders as an ACLF board member. She holds a B.A. in International Affairs from Lewis & Clark College and a teaching certificate from Hamline University. In her free time, Parasa enjoys scrap booking, swimming, and dancing.