Emerging Leaders Board
Kirsten Eilertsen is originally from Chatham, Massachusetts and currently based in Washington State, spending her free time in the mountains, near the water, or on her bicycle. During her time in undergrad at St. Michael’s College in Vermont, Kirsten was an active member of DREAM, a mentorship program for middle to high school students. Here she studied Sociology and Spanish, and grew a passion for community involvement.
After moving to Washington State, Kirsten worked with the Chill Foundation, an outdoor sports program focused on building leadership skills through board sports before finding her way to Every Girl Shines.
Kirsten has been passionate about the positive impact of mentorship and the power of community for many years, and takes pride in the evolution of Every Girls Shines Seattle since inception in 2020.