Pronouns: she/her

Kristina Doan is a community leader and fierce advocate. She is a second generation Vietnamese American who is committed to building equitable, resilient and thriving communities. 

She previously served as the Director of Public Policy at CAPI USA and worked to help Minnesota’s newest refugees, immigrants, and people of color gain access to basic needs, employment, and connect civically in order to promote economic independence, self determination and social equality.  She also led civic engagement work integrating voter engagement at the agency and through a non-partisan campaign to reach Minnesota’s AAPI communities through outreach, canvass, and phonebank efforts. 

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Macalester College, and a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota. Kristina lives in the Twin Cities with her husband and kitten named Tofte.

Featured Work

Why over the counter birth control matters to Asian American and Pacific Islander communities, Mochi Magazine, May 11, 2023