Lyn Hikida oversees BRIDGE’s external and internal communications activities, including media relations, marketing collateral and special events. Prior to joining BRIDGE in 2007 as Director of Communications and Media, Ms. Hikida was the Director of Communications and Fund Development for the Corporation for Supportive Housing, a national nonprofit intermediary that helps communities create housing with services to prevent and end homelessness. Previously, she worked for a nonprofit trade organization, the Pacific Asia Travel Association, in a variety of capacities including Chief Communications Officer and Vice President-Operations, based in Bangkok, Thailand. She also spent four years as a travel industry editor and reporter. Ms. Hikida holds a B.A. in Asian Studies and English from Tufts University and is a graduate of the Radcliffe Publishing Course. She serves on the advisory council of REDF, an organization that creates job opportunities through support of social enterprises.