Vanessa Hsia

Program Associate of Groundwork Collaborative

Vanessa is a Program Associate of Groundwork Collaborative at the Hub Project.

Prior to joining the Hub, Vanessa worked as a part of the leadership development and executive education team at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. In the past, she has conducted research projects and fieldwork abroad on women’s economic opportunities in Costa Rica, as well as the role of gender in the Israel-Palestine conflict.

Though she’s lived in a few different cities, Vanessa considers herself a SoCal native and is a proud graduate of UC Irvine, where she studied French and International Studies. She is a fan of cats, dogs, indoor house plants, bookstores, warm weather, and coffee.