Kyla Alvarez (she/her/hers) is the Development and Membership Manager at Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP). Kyla joins AAPIP from the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations (PANO) and brings her years of experience in nonprofit management, fundraising, and membership engagement experience. She is passionate about closing the nonprofit racial leadership gap and supporting BIPOC communities that have been historically excluded.
Born in the Philippines, Kyla immigrated to the United States with her family in 2001, settling in South Central Pennsylvania. She studied at Robert Morris University School of Business. Kyla is a member of PA Eats and the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Central PA Chapter. She is also a committee member for the Lancaster County Suicide Prevention Coalition with Mental Health America (MHA) Lancaster. In her free time, Kyla enjoys cooking Filipino food with her family, kayaking, and spending time with her two kittens.