Nadia Savira Chrisanto (she/her) is the Assistant Operations + Digital Assets Manager at the Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI), a California-based knowledge and financial services incubator for individual artists. Nadia joined CCI in 2018 as the Program Assistant and is happy to return in 2021 in this new role. Her expertise includes project management, programming, curatorial research, exhibitions planning, grantmaking, and arts administration. Nadia’s professional experiences include serving as the Curatorial & Program Assistant at the California African American Museum (CAAM) and the Administrative Assistant for the Education & Public Programs Department at the LA County Museum of Art (LACMA). She was the elected Leadership Council Co-Chair for the Emerging Arts Leaders Los Angeles, participated as an ACTIVATE: Delegate (a program by Arts For LA), and is currently a mentor for the ACTIVATE: Protege program.
Born in Jakarta, Indonesia, Nadia moved to Los Angeles in 2002 with her family to seek stability and safety. She is passionate about advocacy, accessibility, equity, inclusivity, fat liberation, and social justice issues, particularly within the immigrant community. Nadia received her A.A. in History, Humanities, and Social & Behavioral Sciences from Pasadena City College and her B.A. in History from California State Polytechnic University Pomona. Nadia is a cat mom to her two spoiled kitties, Boba and Mochi. She enjoys playing video games and experimenting with new recipes in her free time.