Janice Ikeda is the executive director of Vibrant Hawaiʻi, a grassroots organization whose mission is to convene multi-sector groups to advance collective contribution towards a vision of a vibrant Hawaiʻi. Janice contributes her leadership across all Vibrant Hawaiʻi streams: Hawaiʻi Island Housing Coalition, economy, education, financial resilience, and workforce and community resilience. Her experience in nonprofit administration was developed during her tenure at Hope Services Hawai‘i, Hawai‘i Island United Way, and ‘Aha Pūnana Leo. She holds a master’s degree in organizational leadership from Gonzaga University, a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo, and an associate’s degree in information technology from Hawai‘i Community College.
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