Community Engagement Manager
Nirvana Felix is the proud daughter of Filipino and Cambodian immigrants. As Community Engagement Manager, she bridges connections across WDN, leads community-building programs, and helps support the expansion of the network. Nirvana brings over 6 years of experience in program management and communications, most recently at a nonprofit that empowers underserved students to persist to graduation. As a system-impacted person, Nirvana is passionate about building a world rooted in justice and accountability, not harm and punishment. She is an active member of several organizations that support incarcerated individuals and advocate against the incarceration-to-deportation pipeline. Nirvana is a first-generation college graduate from the University of California, Berkeley where she earned her BA in Social Welfare. In her free time, you’ll find Nirvana burying her nose in a book, finding gems at thrift stores, or visiting national parks.