Kelly Novahom has over 7 years of experience working in educational leadership at higher education institutions in California and Oregon. Kelly oversees TransActive’s services, and initiatives, and volunteer coordination. Kelly is passionate about providing all the support necessary for counselors and educators to do their best work in support of trans and gender diverse youth, and is also looking to improve services for gender diverse BIPOC youth.
She holds a BA in Comparative Literature and European Studies from University of California, Irvine and an MA from Portland State University in Educational Leadership and Policy with a focus on Postsecondary, Adult & Continuing Education. Kelly enjoys spending time outdoors, finding new bars/restaurants to obsess over, and producing/attending arts & cultural events in the Portland community.