Reina Yasuoka currently works at CrowdStrike, a cybersecurity technology firm, based in Sunnyvale, California. She is a Business Development Manager for the organization’s strategic technology partnerships.
Prior to CrowdStrike, she was at IBM and The New York Times. She discovered Urban Resource Institute and its work from a New York Times article she read in 2016.
Ms. Yasuoka has been engaged in community endeavors for two decades. She has mentored and assisted in job placements for asylum-seekers. She also coordinated the annual World War II Friendship & Reconciliation Program for our former POWs (prisoners of war.) She promoted healing and reconciliation for our honorable American veterans, earning recognition from the United States Department of State.
Ms. Yasuoka is a New Jersey native, and first-generation Japanese American. She graduated Cum Laude from Boston University, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mass Communication and Minor in International Relations.