Krystle Simon (she/they) is a Bay Area native and proud daughter to Filipino immigrants. Over the course of 10+ years teaching in high schools and colleges, she has developed a passion for driving educational standards while maintaining meaningful partnerships with her staff and faculty. The heart of Krystle’s work lies in classroom engagement and developing long lasting mentorships with her students. Currently, she supports programs and initiatives within the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science department at UC Berkeley that foster equity and inclusion throughout the college. In her free time, she’s either rock climbing outdoors or at home with her partner, taking care of their two beautiful bunnies. Krystle cares deeply about her community, engaging and organizing in areas that align with her values.