Jacqueline Guan is a daughter of immigrants and a first-generation college graduate, born and raised in the Bay Area. She is driven by her love of community and commitment to building a socially just world where people feel safe, loved, and understood. In her role as Development Manager at the Center on Policy Initiatives (CPI), Jacqueline oversees the organization’s fundraising, grant writing, community outreach, and stewardship. Jacqueline joined the CPI team in 2019, with a background in education, youth development, and nonprofit management. Prior to CPI, she supported first generation students at Reality Changers, served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Philippines, and developed student programs at UC San Diego. Jacqueline holds a B.A. in International Studies/Anthropology with a minor in Education Studies from UC San Diego. She volunteers her time as a steering committee member of Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (EPIP) San Diego, an active member of Asian Solidarity Collective, and serves as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) with Voices for Children for foster youth in the juvenile justice system. In her free time, Jacqueline loves camping and hiking, improving her yoga practice, reading, and catching up with family and friends.