Kimya smiling in a white blouse against a verdant backdrop.

Kimya Dastoori

Special Projects (Collective) Coordinator

Kimya (she/her) comes to YIA with a wide range of experiences in both the business and education sectors. She is a proud first-generation immigrant, college graduate, and New Yorker. She also currently attends graduate school at Brown University, where she studies Urban Education Policy. She is aware of the challenges that face communities similar to her own, and is committed to fighting for equity and access. ​​She looks forward to doing her part in bringing forth the necessary changes in order to provide every young person a fair chance at opportunity and success, in whatever way that looks like for them.