Philanthropist and Activist
Kaia Ferari is a Millennial philanthropist and activist focused on creating a more equitable world for marginalized communities.
Informed by their experience growing up as the only openly gay and nonbinary person in their rural Pennsylvania hometown, Kaia is passionate about ensuring that political representation reflects the diversity of people’s lived experiences.
Kaia recruits and supports candidates for political office, ranging from local to federal races, including as a Board Member of Latino Victory Fund and LGBTQ Victory Fund. Kaia was previously a member of the National Finance Committee for Hillary for America. Kaia also serves on the Board of the Leslie-Lohman Museum in New York, the only LGBTQ art museum in the United States.
After the 2016 election, Kaia returned to Loyola to complete a bachelor’s degree in sociology and psychology. Prior to that time, they focused on political, social justice and cultural pursuits, including earning a Level IV Wine and Spirit Education Trust Certification (WSET).