Crystal has a diverse background with nearly 15 years in health & fitness, organizational management, leadership training, and communications. She completed a graduate program at the Hebrew University in Nonprofit Management and Leadership and participated in Press & Policy training to be more effective in her work. Crystal spent the last decade building projects and organizations around the globe, primarily in the Middle East, where she lived full-time for several years. Humanizing, speaking truth and building space for humans to thrive are threads woven deep into her life. Crystal strives to be a lifelong learner, runner, adventurer, yogi, rug collector, coffee drinker, hobby photojournalist, and to master the Arabic language.