Misha is a second-generation Filipinx-American. They moved to Portland in 2017 from Seattle, WA to study Anthropology and Creative Writing at Portland State University where they received their B.S. in 2019. They are currently getting their post-baccalaureate degree in Psychology and Japanese at PSU.
Prior to joining APANO Misha worked 350PDX’s as their Climate Strike Organizer alongside a team of youth organizers. And helped organize the Portland Youth Climate Summit with a team of youth from all around Oregon in 2020. Outside of work, Misha engages in community organizing with mutual aid efforts around the city.