Assistant Director of Programs,
Break Through AI
Krysta Battersby is a pre-college and college professional adept in advising and programming to cultivate belonging and increase retention, with a special emphasis on female-identified students and students of color. Attending Lafayette College as a POSSE scholar sparked her interest in assisting female-identified students and students of color who show an interest in STEM. She is currently researching best practices to support minority students in STEM as she completes her doctorate in Education. Outside of Break Through Tech, Krysta serves on an alumni council for Lafayette College and volunteers with non-profits throughout New York City, such as the POSSE Foundation.