Triana Patel is an arts and museum educator with 10 years of experience focusing on informal arts education for youth and families in museums. She is a passionate advocate for youth development and opportunity within the arts, museums and alternative learning environments. In 2016, Triana received her MA in Museum Studies and MBA with a focus on Education and Interpretation from John F. Kennedy University. She wrote her master’s thesis on engaging teens in social justice through art and programming in museums. She is currently the Educator for Youth and Family Public Programs at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco where she manages the museum’s paid teen internship, Art Speak.