Kendra Danowski is a New Yorker dedicated to exploring and supporting institutional change processes, civic engagement and community agency, racial justice and advocacy, and the nonprofit arts and culture field. She is active in the mixed heritage community and co-founded the National Association of Mixed Student Organizations (NAMSO). By day, she is the ArtsFwd Editor & Engagement Coordinator at EmcArts. She is an alumna of Smith College, where she focused on American race & ethnicity studies and museums. She is a native, resident, and devotee of Queens, New York.