Kendra Hyett

Chicago, IL

Women & girls’ empowerment advocate and life-long fanatic of reading, writer and traveling

Board Member at SparkSF


Why did you join the Rise Up Leadership Council?

I was very inspired by Rise Up’s work and wanted a way to more deeply support and be a part of it.

What is your favorite way to contribute to the Leadership Council?

Connecting Rise Up with young professionals in the San Francisco Bay Area through SparkSF who want to connect to the international women and girls’ field. It’s exciting to expand Rise Up’s reach to passionate young professionals and philanthropists!

What has been your favorite Leadership Council experience?

Hearing the inspiring pitches and work of Rise Up leaders at the 2017 Youth Champions Pitch Night.