Kaylie was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. She moved to Portland in 2016 to attend the University of Portland, where she received her BA in Social Work. Kaylie appreciates Friends of the Children—Portland’s focus on centering youth voice and building meaningful, authentic relationships with youth & families. When she's not at work, she enjoys doing yoga, hiking, dancing, and singing in a community choir. You can also find her trying all the delicious food Portland has to offer.