As the Communications & Development Fellow, Zerena supports CounterPulse’s creation and distribution of marketing materials. As an artist and organizer she catalyzes community partnerships to support the Performing Diaspora residency. Zerena is a recent graduate and holds a B.F.A from UC Berkeley. She is a practicing performing and multimedia artist based out of Oakland and her work has been exhibited at YBCA, SomArts, and CounterPulse. In her professional and personal life Zerena seeks to creatively problem solve, educate, and act to recreate our reality. She spends her free time at drag shows, queer orgs, punk concerts, and art spaces.