“Working with Kai is a delight. The clarity and incisiveness of her thinking, her compelling written work, and the creativity she brought to our projects were so very valuable.”
— Jean Johnstone; Executive Director, Teaching Artists Guild
“Kai was an enormous resource. She helped us take dense academic and research-based content and craft it into an engaging learning experience for youth development nonprofits. She was responsive to our needs and the needs of our nonprofit partners, organized, and diligent. The value she places on organizational learning and improving our field shines through in every interaction."
— Lauren Elicks-McCort; Director of Programs, Youth INC
“Kai is particularly helpful with qualitative methods and analyses — but more importantly, her writing and synthesis of findings is spot on, with a deep sensitivity to context, culture, and equity. And, in our capacity-building work, I can rely on her to create a culture of support that makes evaluation and research more accessible.”
— KIM SABO FLORES, CEO AT ALGORHYTHM
"Whenever I've hit a snag in my organization, Kai has been the first person I call to help me think through solutions. She is innovative, devoted, smart and analytic, and beyond fun to work with."
— Jennie Smith-Peers; Executive Director, National Center for Creative Aging
"Kai is a deep thinker and a good listener, and proved herself to be incredibly flexible in adapting the needs of programming to the unique needs of our school."
— EMILY PARKEY; DIRECTOR OF FAMILY & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT & GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS, DREAM
"I was always impressed with Kai’s ability to manage and distill vast amounts of organizational and programmatic information from across diverse sources into succinct, compelling stories."
— JULIE PONCELET; CO-FOUNDER, ACTION EVALUATION COLLABORATIVE
“Kai’s sharp intellect, clear vision, and versatility led Free Arts through many periods of change and growth. She tirelessly produces work of the highest caliber, while supporting and inspiring those around her.”
— BERNADETTE DEANGELIS, FORMER MARKETING MANAGER AT FREE ARTS NYC
“Kai is an industry leader of such grace and intelligence. She is fiercely devoted to quality, access, and equity.”
— LINDSEY BULLER MALIEKEL, DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION & PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT AT THE NEW VICTORY THEATER