Jaisha Encarnacion is the Operations Manager for Hack the Hood. She is an analyst that is passionate about using tech to make her teammates' lives easier. She believes her passion for community-oriented work is a blessing from the challenges she's overcome to grow as a tech professional. Given her life experiences, she is a firm believer of seeking to understand before being understood as a means of genuinely connecting with people and achieving success.
As Operations Manager, Jaisha does more than just automating business functions. Her job is to drive accountability and develop efficient business processes to enable collaboration. By keeping opportunity costs in mind, she runs projects that lead to a full team effort with outcomes as a priority. When she is not stuck behind a laptop, she is reading, drawing, painting, coloring, running, and just being human... BIG chilln.