Tristan Penn

Community Engagement and Equity Manager at NTEN

Topic: Racial Equity and Tech Planning

Tristan is originally from Central Kansas and went to college at KU in Lawrence, Kansas (Rock Chalk Jayhawk!). He moved to Portland in 2014 and has loved it so far! Tristan worked in Youth Development for the past 14 years. He's passionate about diversity, equity, and inclusion, as well as nonprofit community engagement and best practices. In his free time, he likes to sample the beers that Portland's breweries have to offer, lift weights, watch football and college basketball, and socialize with friends.