Crystal Sierra 

Program + Operations Manager

Crystal began her role as Omaha by Design’s Program and Operations Manager in January of 2018. Previously, she worked for both the Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center and Grief’s Journey in a variety of community outreach roles. She comes to Omaha by Design with experience in program development and implementation, research and evaluation, communication and public relations, community engagement, and nonprofit operations.

She is a transplant from Southern California, where she graduated from California State University, Long Beach with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. In May of 2018, Crystal received a Master of Science in Urban Studies from the University of Nebraska, Omaha. She is passionate about urban design and how the built environment shapes everyday life. Her research focus is in enhancing public space and public life. She is an active member of the Education Committee for Restoration Exchange Omaha.

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