Krystian is the Content Strategist at Capacity for Health, a program of the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum. With experiences in K-12 education and non-profit organizations, Krystian is a lifelong educator and responsible for developing a unified and continuous learning experience for those engaging in the National Learning Community for HIV CBO Leadership. Believing education is a pathway to empowerment, Krystian uses his knowledge and experiences creating curricular materials and education experiences to support people in achieving their maximum potential. Krystian understands the importance of meeting diverse learning needs and preferences and is dedicated to developing opportunities which allow people to engage in ways that feel authentic to their needs and promote growth and learning.
Immediately prior to joining APIAHF and C4H, Krystian was a member of the founding faculty at a charter school in Massachusetts where he taught Social Studies and designed a social-emotional learning program. Krystian currently holds a Master’s in Education (Curriculum & Teaching) from Boston University and a Bachelor’s in Policy, Planning, and Development (Health Management) from the University of Southern California. When he is not working, Krystian can be found stuck in a random YouTube hole or trying to find his next place to eat so he doesn’t have to cook.
“Growing up in a community where I was made to feel invisible, I’ve dedicated myself to pursuing intersectional equity to empower communities’ voices to be at the center of the change they want to see.” – Krystian